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Why your laptop’s always-listening microphone should be as easy to block as your webcam

If smart speakers include buttons to disable their always-on mics, PC makers should do the same for mics.
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As PCWorld's senior editor, Mark focuses on Microsoft news and chip technology, among other beats. He has formerly written for PCMag, BYTE, Slashdot, eWEEK, and ReadWrite.

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