Samsung ‘Smart TV’ Records “Personal” Conversations & Sends Them to Third Parties

by Paul Joseph Watson | November 3, 2014 Company’s new privacy policy causes consternation   Samsung’s new global privacy policy for its line of Smart TVs states that a user’s personal conversations will be recorded by the device’s microphone and transmitted to third parties [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svtm9BMcxCk?feature=player_embedded&w=640&h=360] A 46-page privacy policy which is now included in…

Will Superintelligent Machines Destroy Humanity?

Ron Bailey | Reason | 12 Sept 2014 In Frank Herbert’s Dune books, humanity has long banned the creation of “thinking machines.” Ten thousand years earlier, their ancestors destroyed all such computers in a movement called the Butlerian Jihad, because they felt the machines controlled them. Human computers called Mentats serve as a substitute for…