How Do Stop Siri From Listening In On Personal Conversations?

How Do Stop Siri, Google or Alexa From Listening In On Your Personal Conversations?

By Brian X. Cheng

Published August 21, 2019 | The New York Times

Many of us ask the digital companions in our homes, whether it’s Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri or Google Assistant, to handle innocuous tasks like setting a timer and playing music.

What most of us may not realize is that in some instances, there might be a person listening in, too.

In two separate reports in The Guardian and Bloomberg News, whistle-blowers recently said they had listened in on Siri recordings and Alexa activations that inadvertently recorded couples having sex and criminals making drug deals. Another publication, VRT, chronicled how a Google subcontractor shared more than 1,000 excerpts from Google recordings, which journalists then used to identify some individuals… [More]


To read the full article by Brian X. Cheng, visit: Stop Siri From Listening