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