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PRG News Roundup: April 5

April 7, 2017 9:21 am Eli Siems 0
by Eli Siems The NY Times reports on an ongoing struggle between banks and tech companies over the fate of your financial data. On Monday, launched its new Amazon Cash service, allowing customers to add paper cash to an Amazon account at a physical retail location.…
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PRG Meeting Announcements, March 22

March 22, 2017 5:05 pm Eli Siems 0
Further reading on today’s discussion topics: On smart toys: “Toys That Listen,” from University of Washington’s Tech Policy Lab On Zero Day Exploits: Kim Zetter, Countdown to Zero Day The Columbia SIPA report on the interagency Vulnerability Equities Process (VEP) Alexa, 1st and 4th amendment considerations: The Tattered Cover decision discussed in Amazon’s brief ACLU Blog Post on the dangers of “Always-On Microphones” Thanks to Amanda Levendowski and Hugo Zylberberg for providing these links.…