[linux-elitists] Get _off_ the mic

Shlomi Fish shlomif at shlomifish.org
Wed Jun 24 02:05:37 PDT 2015


On Tue, 23 Jun 2015 08:45:49 -0700
Don Marti <dmarti at zgp.org> wrote:

> Just wondering about this LWN story...
> 
>   "Even if the binary only does what it is purported
>   to do, it can turn on the microphone and upload
>   what it hears to a remote site to search for a
>   key phrase."
> 
>   https://lwn.net/Articles/648392/

Since this story is behind a pay-wall for now, here is a link (which requires
neither payment nor enabling/whitelisting JS) to what the story probably is
about:

http://thestack.com/google-audio-debian-binary-hotword-190615

Is it the same story?

Regards,

	Shlomi Fish

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