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Bartholomew Gallacher

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Somebody is spying on low income American's smartphones:
Low-end smartphones sold to Americans with low-income via a government-subsidized program contain unremovable malware, security firm Malware bytes said today in a report.
The smartphone model is Unimax (UMX) U686CL, a low-end Android-based smartphone made in China and sold by Assurance Wireless, a cell phone service provider part of the Virgin Mobile group.
The telco sells cell phones part of Lifeline, a government program that subsidizes phone service for low-income Americans.

 

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Somebody is spying on low income American's smartphones:
Low-end smartphones sold to Americans with low-income via a government-subsidized program contain unremovable malware, security firm Malware bytes said today in a report.
The smartphone model is Unimax (UMX) U686CL, a low-end Android-based smartphone made in China and sold by Assurance Wireless, a cell phone service provider part of the Virgin Mobile group.
The telco sells cell phones part of Lifeline, a government program that subsidizes phone service for low-income Americans.

I wouldn't be surprised if cheap ZTE's have the same problem. Mine is pseudo-smart (a crippled version of Android you can't actually do anything with).
 
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You don't need to smoke to go hang out with the smokers at the back dock.
 
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Remember the somewhat creepy Japanese "virtual companion" gadget whereby you get a cute little Anime AI waifu in a jar?

As part of a cruel feminazi plot to make incels learn Japanese, A US company has reworked the concept to use them as virtual assistants in a variety of contexts


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which contains an entertaining account of the howls of rage this has caused in certain quarters.
 
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Remember the somewhat creepy Japanese "virtual companion" gadget whereby you get a cute little Anime AI waifu in a jar?

As part of a cruel feminazi plot to make incels learn Japanese, A US company has reworked the concept to use them as virtual assistants in a variety of contexts
If I can get Robert Carlyle in a jar, here's my money.

 

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Remember the somewhat creepy Japanese "virtual companion" gadget whereby you get a cute little Anime AI waifu in a jar?

As part of a cruel feminazi plot to make incels learn Japanese, A US company has reworked the concept to use them as virtual assistants in a variety of contexts


Via


which contains an entertaining account of the howls of rage this has caused in certain quarters.
I think a holographic anime girl would be cool, but I would soon be disappointed if she didn’t break out of the jar, evolve into Skynet and take over the world.