Ostrzeżenie: *Prywatność dla tego produktu do nabycia osobno
Let's be honest, Facebook has a pretty terrible track record when it comes to protecting their user's privacy (remember that record $5 billion dollar fine for privacy failures?). Now they're asking people to drop a couple hundred dollars to put a device with an AI-powered smart camera capable of tracking your every move and an Alexa-powered, always listening microphone in your home. What could go wrong? Given Facebook's terrible track record on privacy, we're worried a lot.
Co się może stać, jeśli coś pójdzie nie tak?
Facebook has a long history of betraying users' privacy and trust. They've faced record fines around the world for this and have been caught hiding data leaks from their users. Just as recently as April 2021, it was reported the personal information of more than 500 million Facebook users was shared online in a massive data leak. Couple that with recent Facebook whistleblower testimony to the US Congress that outlined the harms Facebook causes and the dishonest way they approach dealing with these harms and Facebook appears to be one of most immoral companies we review in *Privacy Not Included.
This is the starting point for a device you bring into your home with an AI-powered smart camera and microphone that sends data back to Facebook regularly. To use the device, consumers are required to have a Facebook or Whatsapp account (a Wokplace plan can also be used but those are paid business plans), another flag for us as Facebook collects and shares a large amount of user data and doesn’t always secure that data properly. The question comes down to, does Facebook have your best interests at heart when it collects all the data this device is capable of collecting? From Cambridge Analytica to where we are today, the answer to that question is a resounding NO. We're afraid this device comes with *privacy not included.
Wskazówki, jak się chronić
- Check Facebook Portal privacy settings.
- Keep your location data private
- Stop data collection by Facebook’s partners
- You can disable the camera and built-in microphone on Portal with a single tap or with a sliding switch. A red light next to the lens indicates the camera and microphone are off.
Czego można użyć do rejestracji?
Konto firmy trzeciej
Facebook or WhatsApp account is required
Jakie dane zbiera ta firma?
Name, email address, password, messages, photos
Związane z ciałem
Voice clips are recorded and sent back to Facebook when you say "Hey Portal."
Jak ta firma wykorzystuje te dane?
Jak możesz kontrolować swoje dane?
Jaka jest znana historia tej firmy w zakresie ochrony danych użytkowników?
In April 2021, it was reported that there was a personal data leak of about 533 million Facebook users from 106 countries, including over 32 million records on users in the US, 11 million on users in the UK, and 6 million on users in India. It includes their phone numbers, Facebook IDs, full names, locations, birthdates, bios, and, in some cases, email addresses. In August 2019, Bloomberg reported that Facebook hired contractors to transcribe audio messages users sent through Messenger and Facebook confirmed the report.
Czy ten produkt może być używany bez połączenia z siecią?
Przyjazne dla użytkownika informacje o prywatności?
Odnośniki do informacji o prywatności
Czy ten produkt spełnia nasze minimalne standardy bezpieczeństwa?
Portal video calls are encrypted. All Portal WhatsApp calls are end-to-end encrypted and all Portal Facebook Messenger calls are encrypted in-transit. Facebook says that it does not listen to, view or keep the contents of any video or audio calls on your Portal.
The Portal requires you to log in with a Facebook account and strong password. You may also set a passcode for the device.
Automatic updates are enabled by default.
Zajmuje się problemami z bezpieczeństwem
Facebook has a bug bounty program.
Zasady ochrony prywatności
Facebook runs an AI portal. https://machinelearning.apple.com/
Czy tej sztucznej inteligencji nie można ufać?
Jakie decyzje sztuczna inteligencja podejmuje o Tobie lub za Ciebie?
The Portal has an AI-powered "SmartCamera" feature that tracks you as you move in the video frame during a call. It is done by performing the computer vision (CV) modeling on-device. Portal’s camera does not use facial recognition and does not identify who you are — it uses AI technology to frame a scene. To do this, it determines whether something in the room is or isn’t a person.
Portal also has AI-powered augmented reality features in Messenger and WhatsApp video calling, and in the Photobooth and Storytime apps.
Portal also offers AI-powered voice assistant features. This includes an on-device wake word detection and automatic speech recognition models when a “Hey Portal” wake word is detected.
Czy firma jest przejrzysta w kwestii działania sztucznej inteligencji?
Czy użytkownik ma kontrolę nad funkcjami sztucznej inteligencji?
Dowiedz się więcej
Facebook privacy settings to change nowThe Washington Post
533 million Facebook users’ phone numbers, personal information exposed online, report saysThe Washington Post
533 million Facebook users' phone numbers and personal data have been leaked onlineBusiness Insider
Under the hood: Portal's Smart CameraEric Hwang, Peter Vajda, Matt Uyttendaele, Rahul Nallamothu
Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheetTechRepublic
Facebook's new whistleblower is renewing scrutiny of the social media giantNPR
Facebook won’t even tell you if your data was compromised in the massive breachBGR
Facebook paid billions extra to the FTC to spare Zuckerberg in data suit, shareholders allegePolitico
Facebook documents show how toxic Instagram is for teens, Wall Street Journal reportsCNBC
Everything We Know About Facebook's Massive Security BreachLouise Matsakis and Issie Lapowsky
Facebook's new Portal smart displays: Who's listening and what's happening to your data?CNET
Facebook’s Portal Device Has A Tracking Camera And Knows When You’re HomeBuzzFeed News
Even the Muppets can’t make Facebook Portal seem less creepyFast Company
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