• Google allegedly lets contractors listen to Google Assistant recordings

    4 monthes ago - By Android Community

    If you think you're safe from prying ears since you didn't say any trigger word for your Google Assistant, time and time again we're seeing evidence that these tech giants are not very mindful of our privacy and maybe even our security. A new investigative report from a Belgian broadcaster shows that not only are...
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  • Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries-one of them leaked recordings

    Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries-one of them leaked recordings

    4 monthes ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max.
    Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, following the leak of 1,000 voice recordings to a media outlet. Google also said it will try to prevent future leaks of its users' voice recordings.
    VRT NWS, a news organization run by a public broadcaster in the Flemish region of Belgium, said it "was able to listen to more than a thousand recordings" that it received from a Google subcontractor.
    Google Assistant is used on Google Home smart speakers, Android...
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