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As unnerving as it may be i really don't care enough about this to lose sleep over it. Surveillance is everywhere these days, you just get used to it. I don't really have anything to hide, so anyone having a problem with this either does have something to hide or just values their privacy so much in which case they were born into the wrong century

Sigh, you just basically summed up exactly what I was talking about in my first post in this thread and simultaneously gave an example of every excuse that the younger generation gives when it comes to losing privacy, "I don't care enough about it (apathy)", "Everyone is doing it so I can't avoid it anyway", "I don't have anything to hide so I don't care" (my favorite and the one that always follows it) "Anyone who does care must have something to hide therefore must be doing something wrong/illegal".

As long as thinking like that is prevalent than the government and companies are going to continue to get more and more invasive until one day you will wake up to find you've lost almost all of your rights as a citizen and as a consumer. Everything you do and say will be recorded (better not disagree with anything anyone in power believes in, but hey, you have nothing to hide, right?) and you will have extremely limited rights to use anything that you "own" (all those rights will belong to the company that "sold" it to you, and you better not get in the way of it collecting all the data it can on you). But don't mind me, I'm just a tin foil hat wearing crazy person who must be doing something illegal since I'm worried about any of this stiff, right?
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all of us with rural DSL are safe as the upload isnt enough to provide them with anything meaningful, such as recordings or images and due to our location there isnt cell service to provide them an alternate way to upload the data.
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Just imagine that instead of having your data sent to some guy in India, the guy is standing beside you at all times cataloging everything you do. He's hiding behind the curtains, peering out from under the couch, watching your children play. It's incredibly freakin creepy whether or not you're doing anything wrong. My apt is on the first floor and I close my blinds even if I'm just eating or whatever because if I don't the people who walk by look in and it's creepy. This is where I live. Just stop watching me.
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I was referring to the collective effect of many "smart" devices, some time in the future, as technology progresses. Not just ms.
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I'm baffled by the people who use Amazon Echo though, a device that practically listens in on every single conversation you have in your house. I guess some people are too trusting or just oblivious to what's going on.

I disagree. I just dont see it as a threat. Kinda like NSA or whatever agency could be analyzing all of our phone calls. When there are BILLIONS of phone calls made each day, people are not going to be listening in on you unless they have a good reason to. They could run some fancy thing to look for key works and flag calls and stuff... but once again... they need to review these flags calls and if you have 10,000,000 flagged a day they wont be able to validate all of them. Credit card companies keep track of what you are buying. From their algorithms and everything, they know you pretty well. Best example was that my parents got a call from the bank asking if they went to KFC because that was out of the norm. So, ohh no.... they know everything about me... but who is "they"? They isnt the bank teller or the support person at the call center for the credit cards, its the server software \ system. For some computer knowing everything about me is fine, as long as i get something for it. If the government wants to spy on me... well i must have done \ said\ wrote\ whatever of something serious that only a tiny fraction of people would normally do. If they are doing it, just in case... so be it.
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I was referring to the collective effect of many "smart" devices, some time in the future, as technology progresses. Not just ms.
Yeah, i just noticed. My bad. My point still stands, though. It'd suck if someone was constantly watching us, but the truth is that that would be a logistical nightmare for whoever was spying. Even if you're just trying to save information for later, the more complex it is, the faster you're going to run out of storage for it. "Spying" other than simply collecting statistics is much less feasible than people end up assuming.
    
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This has been known for a while now. People were really worried about the kinect stuff several years ago.
Yes, but they were tin-foil-hatted conspiracy theorists at that time for thinking about it.

Now that they turned out to be correct, we need to simply recognize that spying is a good thing and conspiracy theorists are paranoid for worrying about being spied on by the government.

Get with the times!
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Maybe a separate VLAN for the smart home devices would solve some of the problems?
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This was the stuff of tinfoil hatters a decade or 2 ago.
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