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93 Days Ago Just in case you were holding out any hope that Google didn’t let humans listen voice recordings from Google Home and Google Assistant, stop doing that.
94 Days Ago You may well have suspected it, but now Google has confirmed it -- contractors for the company are able to listen to what you say to Google Assistant.
94 Days Ago A Belgian news network has obtained samples of voice assistant recordings from Google Assistant powered devices that were listened to by human beings.These
95 Days Ago After Bloomberg revealed that Amazon secretly sent recordings from Alexa to subcontractors all over the world in order to improve its speech-recognition systems, a whistleblower leaked recordings from Google Home to investigative reporters from VRT, revealing that Google, too, was sending audio clips from its voice assistant technology to pieceworkers through the Crowdsource app.
95 Days Ago Not only is your Google Home device listening to you, a new report suggests there might be a Google contractor who’s listening as well. Even if you didn’t ask your device any questions, it’s still sending what you say to the company, who allow an actual person to collect data from it.
94 Days Ago In Google’s terms and conditions for Assistant, the tech giant states that everything users tell the virtual assistant is recorded and stored. However, Google doesn’t make note of the fact that its contractors can listen to excerpts of these recordings.