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Quotes of the week: "One of the worst possible responses."

“WikiLeaks is very happy that there is a narrative about fake news out there because we have a perfect record of having never got it wrong in terms of authentications.”

Julian Assange strikes a Trump-esque tone against mainstream media


“I think it's one of the worst possible responses.”

Mark Cuban is one of the few tech luminaries not to think highly of Universal Basic Income.


“The media does have a responsibility not to give more weight to the pessimists and technophobes than is warranted – even if doing so generates more revenue.”

Technology think tank ITIF thinks the tech press should be more positive, like it was in the good old days


“The first rule of online security is simple: Do not share your passwords. No government agency should undermine security, privacy, and other rights with a blanket policy of demanding passwords from individuals.”

Open letter signed by over hundred civil liberties groups, security experts, and law professors, claiming the government should not be asking for passwords to people’s online accounts during border security checks


“Cameras in the classroom are excessive and will change the dynamic of learning in UK’s schools. Pupils should not be made to feel they are under surveillance when they are at school.”

Jim Killock, executive director of the Open Rights Group, speaks out against teachers trialling body cameras in the classroom


“Apple said we would be the only state that would pass this, and that we would become the mecca for bad actors.”

Sen. Lydia Brasch on Apple’s reaction to Nebraska’s ‘Right to Repair’ bill


“The car is really smart, but it's not smart enough to know who its owner is, so it's not smart enough to know it's been resold.”

IBM’s X-Force Head Charles Henderson quite correctly points out a problem with connected cars after finding out he could still access data and physically unlock a car he sold two years ago


“There is an emerging concept called VoiceOps—DevOps handled through voice.”

IT consultant Janakiram MSV on the voice-first future


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