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  • ๐Ÿ”— “So violated”: Wyze cameras leak footage to strangers for 2nd time in 5 months

    It seemed neat at first, when it was a random coffee machine or vending machine hooked up just to prove it could be done. But between then and now, we've learned that the Internet is full of relentless a$$holes (at best) who will take advantage of any little crack in security.

    IMO, stop trying. Accept that the Internet is a dangerous place. Have fun with all the smart home tech you want, but keep it local.

    I love the Ars comment section, it’s always a delight. Also, this is why I have no cameras @ home. ๐Ÿคฃ

  • ๐Ÿ”— HP CEO evokes James Bond-style hack via ink cartridges

    It's clear that HP's tactics are meant to coax HP printer owners into committing to HP ink, which helps the company drive recurring revenue and makes up for money lost when the printers are sold.
    This is why I will never again buy an HP printer; claiming you're _"protecting"_ consumers from viruses when in reality, you're protecting your bottom line...at least have the fortitude to own up to your financial priorities greed.
  • ๐Ÿ”— So You Just Found Out Amazon Is Greedy

    There wonโ€™t be mass cancellations of Prime over ads in Prime Video because it is too integral to your life.

    I guess I’m one of the rare people who doesn’t have a Prime membership…? They try to hook me in with free trials from time to time but I always cancel it just before renewal. ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ We just don’t like the waste that is Amazon’s shipping practices… ๐Ÿ˜ฎโ€๐Ÿ’จ