Michigan’s Human Microchip Bill

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Michigan’s Human Microchip Bill
This week in Privacy News, judge allows ISP free speech case to proceed, and several groups are concerned about #Google acquiring Fitbit. Also Google and Facebook object to #Apple’s new privacy warnings and Alexa goes hands free. Finally, Michigan passes a bill making human #microchipping voluntary.

Google Fiber Returns
This week in Business News, Samsung also gets courageous, and #GrubHub is at it again. Also, #Frontier sued by another AG and Walmart creates an insurance policy. Also, Google fiber returns in public-private partnership to bring the #Internet to Des Moines.

Smart Tech Goes Subscription Rogue
This week in Smart Tech news, #Mercedes makes the road more dangerous with a no-button infotainment system and Elon Musk suggests that #Tesla is close to level 5 autonomy. Also, two smart home services go rogue with newly added #subscription fees! Are you willing to pay up?

An App to Rate Your Fish
This week in SillyVille, LinkedIn add a name pronunciation feature and anti-police sentiment hits #Ford. Also, look for the new #Tetris competitive game show and switch your gender for free on #WarCraft! Finally, you can use this new app to rate your fish…So do you want to keep that Red Snappa?

The Articles

Privacy
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/07/does-first-amendment-let-isps-sell-web-browsing-data-judge-is-skeptical/

https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/3/21312383/google-fibit-acquisition-antitrust-data-regulatory-eu-scrutiny

https://www.techspot.com/news/85875-facebook-google-backed-ad-firms-objecting-apple-new.html

https://techcrunch.com/2020/07/07/amazon-adds-hands-free-alexa-to-its-alexa-mobile-app/

https://www.forbes.com/sites/shehanchandrasekera/2020/07/06/irs-is-trying-to-deanonymize-privacy-coins-like-monero-and-zcash/#85e11c94174d

https://www.zerohedge.com/technology/michigan-passes-controversial-bill-microchip-humans-voluntarily-protect-their-privacy

Business
https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/8/21317304/samsung-smartphone-chargers-2021-cost-environment

http://www.statecollege.com/news/local-news/maine-bay-berry-pushes-back-against-grubhub-adding-businesses-without-permission,1483592/

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/07/google-fiber-expands-again-thanks-to-one-citys-open-access-network/

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/07/frontier-misled-subscribers-about-internet-speeds-and-prices-ag-finds/

https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2020/jul/07/walmart-forms-insurance-agency/?business

Smart tech
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/07/petnet-charges-new-30-annual-fee-for-a-service-that-still-doesnt-work/

https://www.techspot.com/news/85936-elon-musk-tesla-close-achieving-basic-level-5.html

https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/8/21317739/smart-home-platform-wink-monthly-subscription-price-date

https://www.engadget.com/mercedes-mbux-infotainment-system-second-generation-183858760.html

Silly
https://www.engadget.com/linkedin-record-name-pronunciation-142929609.html

https://jalopnik.com/america-s-great-racial-reckoning-comes-to-the-auto-indu-1844285290

https://www.theverge.com/21318402/japanese-app-ai-grade-fish-quality-tuna-scope-sushi

https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/9/21315871/tetris-primetime-mobile-game-show-competitive

https://www.engadget.com/blizzard-world-of-warcraft-210120830.html

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