Digital Rights

The Terrible Truth About Alexa

The Terrible Truth About Alexa

This week, I read through a history of everything I’ve said to Alexa, and it felt a little bit like reading an old diary. Until I remembered that the things I’ve told Alexa in private are stored on an Amazon server and have possibly been read by an Amazon employee….

Let’s Take This iPhone Case All The Way To The US Supreme Court

Let’s Take This iPhone Case All The Way To The US Supreme Court

Two extremely similar cases involving locked iPhones in two neighbouring Florida counties ended up with two conflicting judgements this week. Both suspects claimed that they couldn’t remember their passcodes, which prevented police from obtaining evidence. In one case, the judge slapped the suspect with contempt and sentenced him to 180…