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Privacy: Google stops transcribing Assistant recordings and Apple stops listening to Siri recordings

[2019-08-02 09:24:38]

Following the revelations that Apple contractors are listening to recordings of things people say to Siri, and Google workers are manually transcribing Assistant recordings, both companies have said they will cease the practice -- at least temporarily. Both Apple and Google were "listening in" on recordings with a view to improving their respective digital assistants, but privacy concerns have forced them to take action. But while Apple is suspending its "grading" program worldwide, Google is only changing the way it operates in Europe. See also: Yes, Google really is listening in on what you say to Google Assistant Privacy: Apple… [Continue Reading]

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