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No talking and listening machines in my home !

Except for an oldfashioned phone answering machine - anything else is banned.

I'm talking to people, not to machines. And I don't want machines to talk to me, either. Except for some reasonable alerts, eg. the car nav reminding me to take the next exit - and even for that function, I want a clearly marked button for switching it off. And I certainly don't want to be alerted about any special offers for buying something ...

It should become part of the Human Rights to fend off unwanted machine listening and talking, or other snooping and interfering.

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