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Federal Court Rules Amazon Can Be Held Liable for Third Party Sellers’ Products

A federal court passed down a blockbuster ruling, holding that e-commerce giant Amazon can be held liable for third party sellers’ products, effectively allowing Amazon to be held liable for defective products sold by third party vendors via the Amazon marketplace.

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Texas Justice — Legal consequences for licking a container of Blue Bell ice cream (before it’s purchased!)

A video of someone licking a tub of Blue Bell ice cream and returning it to a store shelf soon went viral. Beware the legal consequences of intentionally tampering with a consumer product, knowing that the consumer product will be offered for sale to the public or as a gift to another.

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Aggression Detectors: Sacrificing Public Privacy Expectations for Public Safety?

Tech companies and leaders in audio monitoring systems have created aggression detector surveillance technology systems as an alternative to typical video monitoring, to monitor auditory interactions between people and perceive when a conversation is escalating to potential violence, triggering an alert.

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An Evolution of Google Artificial Intelligence: Virtual Assistant Privacy Concerns

In gathering consumer data and “learning” from consumers, without consumer ability to completely shut them off, virtual assistant privacy concerns are valid. Retailers like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft argue that the virtual assistant data collection practices, which often allow for no deletion, or even require any sort of disclosure in some cases, are integral to improving the consumer’s experience.

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