Google Contractors Are Listening to Your Assistant Recordings

Google contractors are secretly listening to your Assistant recordings

Interesting read.

"VRT, with the help of a whistleblower, was able to listen to some of these clips and subsequently heard enough to discern the addresses of several Dutch and Belgian people using Google Home — in spite of the fact some hadn’t even uttered the words “Hey Google,” which are supposed to be the device’s listening trigger."

"the recordings presented to them are meant to be carefully annotated, with notes included about the speakers presumed identity and age. From the sound of the report, these transcribers have heard just about everything. Personal information? Bedroom activities? Domestic violence? Yes, yes, and yes."

Jul 11 2019 - Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/11/google-admits-leaked-private...

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