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Google says partner leaked classified Dutch data

TechXplore - Fri 12 Jul 19

Internet giant Google acknowledged Thursday that a language expert it partnered with had leaked sensitive Dutch audio data, following a report by the Belgian media group VRT.

Google launches review after leak of audio conversations

Phys.org - Fri 12 Jul 19

Google said it was conducting an internal review after it discovered confidential audio had been leaked by a contractor of private conversations with its digital assistant.

Human workers can listen to Google Assistant recordings

Phys.org - Thu 11 Jul 19

Google said its contractors are able to listen to recordings of what people say to its artificial-intelligence system Google Assistant.

Amazon and Google are listening to your voice recordings. Here's what we know about that - CNET

CNET - Sat 13 Jul 19

First Amazon admitted it -- now Google says it's listening, too. Here are the specifics, and the questions we still want answered.

Google Very Angry After Contractor Leaks Over a Thousand Assistant Recordings

Gizmodo - Fri 12 Jul 19

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. One of the humans that Google hired ...

Yes, Google Listens to Some of Your Assistant Recordings. That’s Not Surprising.

Extremetech - Fri 12 Jul 19

Amazon has been under fire for how it manages Alexa voice data, and now Google is facing similar questions after a contractor gave reporters a chance to peruse customer recordings.  The post ...

Google probes leak of smart speaker recordings

BBC Technology - Fri 12 Jul 19

A Belgian broadcaster listened to 1,000 conversations logged by Google's smart speakers.

Google Defends Letting Humans Listen to Virtual Assistant Queries

Geek.com - Fri 12 Jul 19

Google Home (via Bence Boros/Unsplash) Of course Google employees listen to audio files recorded by its digital assistant and smart speakers. But for ...

Google Contractors Are Reportedly Listening To Your Private Google Home Speaker Recordings

HotHardware - Fri 12 Jul 19

A shocking report by a news agency in Belgium claims that contractors paid by Google to transcribe audio recordings uploaded by Google Home smart speakers have also been able to hear private ...

Google workers are eavesdropping on your private conversations via its smart speakers

USA today - Thu 11 Jul 19

The stuff gathered in Google's recordings is startling: Quarrels that may have resulted in violence, explicit bedroom talks, business calls, and more.       

Google defends letting human workers listen to Assistant voice conversations

The Verge - Thu 11 Jul 19

Google is defending its practice of letting human employees, most of which appear to be contract workers located around the globe, listen to audio recordings of conversations between ...

Google workers can listen to what people say to its AI home devices

Guardian.co.uk - Thu 11 Jul 19

Company admitted that contractors can access recordings made by Assistant, after some of its recordings were leakedGoogle acknowledged its contractors are able to listen to recordings of what ...

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

Arstechnica - Thu 11 Jul 19

News service identified Google users by listening to 1,000 leaked recordings.

Google is investigating the source of voice data leak, plans to update its privacy policies

TechCrunch - Thu 11 Jul 19

Google has responded to a report this week from Belgian public broadcaster VRT NWS, which revealed that contractors were given access to Google Assistant voice recordings, including those which ...

Google Responds To Contractors’ Misuse Of Google Assistant Recordings

Ubergizmo - Thu 11 Jul 19

It was reported yesterday how contractors hired by Google are listening to recordings of conversations that users have had with the Google Assistant. The report mentions that some of these ...

Google's Assistant isn't the only one listening to your conversations

Techspot - Thu 11 Jul 19

Although virtual assistants remain widely popular, many are concerned with privacy risks associated with owning devices that listen to conversations from a corporate work space to a family living ...

Google uses humans to review Google Assistant queries, report says - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Thu 11 Jul 19

Workers say their job is to improve the accuracy of the AI assistant.

Surprise: People are listening to your Google Assistant queries

Engadget - Thu 11 Jul 19

It's no secret that Google records your conversations with Google Assistant after you say a "wake word." But what you might not know is that Google uses contractors to ...

Yep, human workers are listening to recordings from Google Assistant, too

The Verge - Thu 11 Jul 19

A report from Belgian public broadcaster VRT NWS has revealed how contractors paid to transcribe audio clips collected by Google’s AI assistant can end up listening to sensitive ...

Google Contractors Are Listening To Your Google Assistant Recordings

Ubergizmo - Thu 11 Jul 19

While Google asserts that they do not listen to users through their Google Assistant-enabled devices, it turns out that the company has kept recordings of your conversations with Google Assistant, ...

It's not just Amazon: Google employees also listen to your recorded voice commands

Techradar - Thu 11 Jul 19

A Belgian broadcaster has learned that Google contractors transcribe conversations users have with Assistant.

When you talk to Google Assistant, a human might get to listen

Fastcompany Tech - Thu 11 Jul 19

Google says it sends off about 0.2% of all Google Assistant voice recordings for human transcription. Amazon Alexa isn’t the only voice assistant that ships off users’ voice recordings ...

Human workers can listen to Google Assistant recordings

The Hindu - Fri 12 Jul 19

Google contractors regularly listen to and review some recordings of what people say to artificial-intelligence system Google Assistant, via their ph