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Well, that's kind of circular, ain't it? It has to be listening to hear the wake word, right?  :cool:
That's not what it said.
It didn't say I only listen when I hear the 'wake word', which as you point out is an oxymoron.
What it said is, I only send what you say to Amazon (and whoever else is on the list, NSA, CIA, FBI, DHS) when I hear the wake word.
It listens all the time. Theoretically, it supposedly only processes what it hears with the wake word.
You cannot "COEXIST" with people who want to kill you.
If they kill their own with no conscience, there is nothing to stop them from killing you.
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Listen again.  Alexa doesn't say that she starts recording only when she hears the wake word.  It says that only after hearing the wake word to they send a recording to Amazon.  It could have been recording for the last 6 hours, but waits until you say 'Alexa' before sending that 6-hr recording to Amazon.
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Conservatives will definitley need to lay low in Urban and Blue areas.

OTOH, in Red and rural/burb areas. the Term "Snitches get stitches" might be more apt.
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I don't watch Hollywood crap anymore, it's pretty much all foreign films for me now.
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Listen again.  Alexa doesn't say that she starts recording only when she hears the wake word.  It says that only after hearing the wake word to they send a recording to Amazon.  It could have been recording for the last 6 hours, but waits until you say 'Alexa' before sending that 6-hr recording to Amazon.

In theory you can listen to everything it sends to Amazon. At least that's what they say. You can do it within the app, or by going here:

https://www.amazon.com/alexaprivacysettings

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Well, what they are saying is that the device has the ability to detect the wake word locally, and only sends audio to their servers after it hears that.

so they say. Alright... How many wake words are there REALLY?

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When I first heard that part about the "wake word," I thought Alexa was referring to being "woke."

This is why I avoid anything high-tech!  :laugh:
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You can get it from here if you (like me) are "unafraid":
https://tpb21.ukpass.co/description.php?id=18613681

A compelling film. In German with English subtitles, but don't let that discourage you.

Just one of many in the anti-communist film library I've built up in the past couple of years...

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It really is crap for the most part. The only exception is when they're remaking some older movie. You can also clearly see the influence of Chinese money if you look for it.
I watched a couple of subtitled Russian series about fighter pilots and one about an artillery detachment. Thoroughly infused in both was the too ordinary fear of the zampolit, who could have one sent (or one's family) sent to prison for a mere accusation, and the idea that one was to remain loyal to the State even if your family was accidentally executed while your innocence was proven. Pretty chilling mindset, and I fear what we have coming here if the Leftists continue to run rampant.
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When I first heard that part about the "wake word," I thought Alexa was referring to being "woke."

This is why I avoid anything high-tech!  :laugh:

Oh, would that I could. I am so sick of tech I can't even begin to say it.


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Oh, would that I could. I am so sick of tech I can't even begin to say it.
For half of today, I thought I'd lost my cell phone - and I didn't care. It's never turned on, anyway. Finally found it and still haven't turned it on.  :laugh:
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For half of today, I thought I'd lost my cell phone - and I didn't care. It's never turned on, anyway. Finally found it and still haven't turned it on.  :laugh:

I have it quite the other way. The cell phone is on me all the time. When here at Command Central, the Plantronix wireless is on me all the time too - and the desk has 2 lines - the one I am on, and the back line so I can transfer and hold. And Skype. And Duo. And Messages. And What's App. And 6 emails. And that ain't counting getting actually productive going on, which right now is coding, and one box on the guest bench, and one hard drive in the toaster getting worked on... 5 of my own machines to pay attention to... Four of which I am operating right now, not including droids. It is so friggin stupid. I can't even cook breakfast without getting a call, and Lord help us if I ever get to drink my coffee in peace. A lot of times it don't stop till after midnight. And all that, going broke while I am doing it.  I LONG for the day that I can get out of here again, even for a long walk.

Up at the other place is awesome. The sound of the falls... The loons calling, the wind whispering in the trees. A moose wandering by. Stress just melts right off me... I really cannot wait. Sitting on the porch in the morning in the rocker I made, looking out over that little pond... Go do the chores in the barn I made... Take care of the chickens in the coop I made... work in the shop I made, on real things that are in my hands...

It is SO much better.

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Conservatives will definitley need to lay low in Urban and Blue areas.

OTOH, in Red and rural/burb areas. the Term "Snitches get stitches" might be more apt.

We are only a couple of days into the Biden era.

I think conservatives regardless of where you're located need to watch our backs.  Including what you say in your home (who knows what devices can hear your conversations) and absolutely need to watch what you post in here.
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It really is crap for the most part. The only exception is when they're remaking some older movie. You can also clearly see the influence of Chinese money if you look for it.

And also Hollywood kissed Hitler's ass in the 1930s because they didn't want to lose access to the German market.

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so they say. Alright... How many wake words are there REALLY?

Four.
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And also Hollywood kissed Hitler's ass in the 1930s because they didn't want to lose access to the German market.

It really is just astounding. I mean China is doing ethnic cleansing, has put every economy except their own into a recession with this CCP virus, is buying into key, strategically important business like our power grid, is building up their military and rattling sabres in the South China Sea. But these fools in United States are claiming Trump supporters the threat.

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It really is just astounding. I mean China is doing ethnic cleansing, has put every economy except their own into a recession with this CCP virus, is buying into key, strategically important business like our power grid, is building up their military and rattling sabres in the South China Sea. But these fools in United States are claiming Trump supporters the threat.

Well,you really don't expect them to admit it is their Chinese Masters behind all this,do you? If they did that,THEY would have to take on some of them blame,and they NEVER accept blame for anything.
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Well,you really don't expect them to admit it is their Chinese Masters behind all this,do you? If they did that,THEY would have to take on some of them blame,and they NEVER accept blame for anything.

You're right, @sneakypete . I guess the real fools are those who voted for these traitors.

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It really is just astounding. I mean China is doing ethnic cleansing, has put every economy except their own into a recession with this CCP virus, is buying into key, strategically important business like our power grid, is building up their military and rattling sabres in the South China Sea. But these fools in United States are claiming Trump supporters the threat.

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A little history, as presented by a (conservative) civil rights lawyer:
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Suppressing Dissent and Criminalizing the Opposition
Posted on January 26, 2021   

The scary new world we find ourselves in is nothing new. The similarities to one of the worst periods in world history is compelling.

    “Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear.”
    [Special Message to the Congress on the Internal Security of the United States, August 8, 1950]” ― Harry S. Truman

As the Nazis worked to consolidate their power and build a cohesive “national community,” suppression of dissent played a key role. In 1933, the Nazis issued a decree that required Germans to turn in anyone who spoke against the party, its leaders, or the government.

That decree, “For the Defense against Malicious Attacks against the Government,” stated:

    1. Whoever purposely makes or circulates a statement of a factual nature which is untrue or grossly exaggerated or which may seriously harm the welfare of the Reich or of a state, or the reputation of the National government or of a state government or of parties or organizations supporting these governments, is to be punished, provided that no more severe punishment is decreed in other regulations, with imprisonment of up to two years and, if he makes or spreads the statement publicly, with imprisonment of not less than three months.

    2. If serious damage to the Reich or a state has resulted from this deed, penal servitude may be imposed.

    3. Whoever commits an act through negligence will be punished with imprisonment of up to three months, or by a fine.  ...
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It really is just astounding. I mean China is doing ethnic cleansing, has put every economy except their own into a recession with this CCP virus, is buying into key, strategically important business like our power grid, is building up their military and rattling sabres in the South China Sea. But these fools in United States are claiming Trump supporters the threat.
C'mon, man! Can't you see they are bought and paid for. People who upset their applecart and the sweet deals they have bringing in all that moolah from the Chinese are their enemies, and Trump is the poster child for that movement.
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C'mon, man! Can't you see they are bought and paid for. People who upset their applecart and the sweet deals they have bringing in all that moolah from the Chinese are their enemies, and Trump is the poster child for that movement.

I think it's more than "bought and paid for". I think some are ignorant of the risk China poses, and have a conflict of interest carefully orchestrated by China. But I think there are some which China has the ability to blackmail. I believe that Xiden is one of these.

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I think it's more than "bought and paid for". I think some are ignorant of the risk China poses, and have a conflict of interest carefully orchestrated by China. But I think there are some which China has the ability to blackmail. I believe that Xiden is one of these.
I think it is a carrot AND stick arrangement. If he doe what they want, he'll be rewarded, if not, they dump the dirt and/or start reducing the size of his family...
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C S Lewis

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It really is just astounding. I mean China is doing ethnic cleansing, has put every economy except their own into a recession with this CCP virus, is buying into key, strategically important business like our power grid, is building up their military and rattling sabres in the South China Sea. But these fools in United States are claiming Trump supporters the threat.


Fascinating what a Leftist Media is allowed to get away with.  Just how close are we from being forbidden to wear MAGA or Trump apparel??

Have read my share of Clancy and Ludlum.  If they were alive today, they would have bestsellers on the Trump/Clinton 2016 and Trump/Biden 2020 Elections.

And the media would be front and center.
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Fascinating what a Leftist Media is allowed to get away with.  Just how close are we from being forbidden to wear MAGA or Trump apparel??
How close are we from being branded terrorists for flying a US flag on our houses?
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