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ron knox
1. Hello. Amazon today announced it would pay $1.7 billion to acquire iRobot, the company behind the Roomba robotic vacuum. It may be the most dangerous, threatening acquisition in the company's history. A thread.
05 Aug, 02:29 PM UTC
Owen Williams ⚡
Alternative headline: Amazon buys company that constantly maps the inside of your home https://t.co/qS16f5e5qV
05 Aug, 02:04 PM UTC
ron knox
7. This is also a straight-up data acquisition. The most advanced versions of Roomba collect information about your house as they clean. It knows where you keep your furniture, the size of each room and so on. It's a vacuum and a mapping device.
05 Aug, 02:41 PM UTC
Raoul Pal
With Ring, Alexa and now Roomba, Amazon tracks EVERYTHING that happens inside your house (even who visits you). This is all about getting data on YOU. Google Nest too. Homes were your last data sanctuary as you put your phone down, but not now. https://t.co/7sbaW8XgF0
05 Aug, 12:15 PM UTC
Internet of Shit
Roomba's Next Big Step Is Selling Maps of Your Home to the Highest Bidder This was written in 2017 and uhhhhhh https://t.co/vi94DSBrEN https://t.co/6pDovqiBYw
05 Aug, 02:22 PM UTC
jon drake
Taking my roomba out back because I suspect it’s been reporting back to Bezos https://t.co/arSZPCTb4Y
05 Aug, 09:57 PM UTC
ron knox
6. How does Amazon use Roomba to win the home robot market? It uses the same predatory pricing scheme on Roomba that it uses to sell Echo, Kindle and so on. It can predatorily price its competition out of the market, gaining a monopoly in the process. It's the Amazon way.
05 Aug, 02:40 PM UTC
ron knox
5. Jeff Bezos has said that Amazon wants to buy its way to dominance. By snatching up Roomba and pairing it with its vast monopoly power fueled by its Prime system, it would do just that. There may be other smart vacuums today, but there won't be once Amazon owns Roomba.
05 Aug, 02:37 PM UTC
The Verge
Amazon acquires Roomba robot vacuum makers iRobot for $1.7 billion https://t.co/PuBRIpdsn4 @verge's photo on Roomba
05 Aug, 12:13 PM UTC
Amazon to Buy Roomba Maker iRobot for $61/Share
05 Aug, 12:07 PM UTC
Jathan Sadowski
People forget that a while ago Roomba got caught making highly detailed maps of people’s homes and selling that information to third parties. Now that’s an Amazon company. https://t.co/2cIyeW1QSo
05 Aug, 10:19 PM UTC
information amazon will have about people: maps of homes (astro/irobot/roomba) medical records (onemedical) home network activity (eero) voice samples (alexa) video of homes (ring/blink home/astro) grocery habits (whole foods) vehicle movement (echo auto) +more i can’t fit here https://t.co/D46vuZoAO0
05 Aug, 03:21 PM UTC
Public Citizen
Maybe Amazon should pay its fair share of federal taxes instead of buying the Roomba vacuum company iRobot.
05 Aug, 09:50 PM UTC
Wagatwe Wanjuki 🇰🇪 🇧🇸
Amazon in 5 years: "Our Ring cameras show you haven't left the house in 5 days yet ordered thru Grubhub+ daily. Roomba data shows your apt is small. We're increasing your One Medical annual fee to cover increased costs calculated by our creepy life surveillance algorithm."
05 Aug, 11:25 PM UTC
David Folkenflik
fascinating thread about data implications of Amazon buying Roomba robot vacuum. Come for the potential of Amazon data mapping your home (!), stay for the revival of vertical integration fears - last spotted when Trump’s DOJ tried to block AT&T buying time warner. https://t.co/83ctw3ExAa
05 Aug, 06:57 PM UTC
Amazon to acquire maker of Roomba vacuums for roughly $1.7 billion https://t.co/bceDUw05WY
05 Aug, 09:07 PM UTC
Glenn Fleishman
“Your Roomba has detected trace amounts of fentanyl and has called the police.” https://t.co/327eBaxDJB
05 Aug, 02:58 PM UTC
Whitney Merrill
I hate how much M&A Amazon is going. You may have trusted iRobot, but I wouldn’t trust them after the Amazon purchase. Amazon’s $1.7 billion purchase of Roomba maker iRobot sparks privacy fears: ‘Homes were your last data sanctuary’ https://t.co/oS1ZLCVB01
05 Aug, 08:07 PM UTC
Daily Mail US
Amazon buys Roomba manufacturer iRobot in $1.7 billion deal https://t.co/H1hLhlVhgG
05 Aug, 10:20 PM UTC
Kate Crowe ♥️🌱
Amazon buying Roomba is the latest example of why data privacy matters so much, esp in an environment of rapacious capitalism. https://t.co/kDbe1PUH0I
05 Aug, 09:40 PM UTC
Dr. S.A. Applin
Roomba partnering with Echo to know which room you are in, Roomba analyzing what it collects to know details of your sloughed dermis, Echo hearing you make plans and Roomba scurrying to vacuum entertainment areas of your home, Roomba refusing to vacuum w/o Echo music playing... https://t.co/8TCo4F6LbB
05 Aug, 11:57 PM UTC
Ross Dawson
Amazon wants to acquire Roomba maker iRobot. Part of what it has bought is internal maps of millions of homes. Its recently released robot Astro also maps interiors. “really Amazon is a surveillance company” says one activist. https://t.co/FhFkGLEXq8
05 Aug, 11:24 PM UTC
Reuters: Alexa! Start my Roomba: Amazon buys robot vacuum maker for $1.7 bln. https://t.co/A8RMxr2UUF
05 Aug, 11:35 PM UTC
Peter McDaniel
Jeff B: Alexa buy a Roomba Alexa: Buying Roomba Jeff B:... https://t.co/PK9Ruz96Fx
05 Aug, 03:58 PM UTC
Business News
Alexa! Start my Roomba: Amazon buys robot vacuum maker for $1.7 bln -- , article with gallery https://t.co/pACtmiYt1c
06 Aug, 12:00 AM UTC
Ron Barbieri CRE
"Amazon to acquire make of Roomba vacuums for roughly $1.7B" #CRE #InlandEmpire #HighDesert #RealEstate #land #investment #development #manufacturing #logistics #distribution #industrial https://t.co/QZxFFWUsdm
06 Aug, 12:00 AM UTC
なんで猫とルンバの親和性ってこんなに高いんだろう #Roomba 🐈 > Cats on Roombas: BEST Compilation https://t.co/A5BP2wJamL @YouTubeより
06 Aug, 12:00 AM UTC
Gulf News
#Amazon to buy #Roomba-maker #IRobot for $1.65 billion Deal arrives just two weeks after Amazon said it was buying up a chain of doctor's offices https://t.co/1v3MOSt8TG
06 Aug, 12:00 AM UTC
Amazon to acquire maker of Roomba vacuums for roughly $1.7 billion - Newsworldpress @ https://t.co/wg4szCBHkD https://t.co/MYY3rKXj0n
05 Aug, 11:59 PM UTC