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Alphabet's Latest Data Grab: Google Home Records Far More Sound Than Users Realize, Report Says

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Contractors hired by Google have been listening to audio recorded by its virtual assistant -even files recorded after the “OK, Google” wake word wasn't invoked-reports Belgian outlet Vrt Nws.
According to the story, the news outlet listened to many recordings, some that didn't start with Google's wake word, containing personal conversations, professional phone calls with private information, interactions between kids and their parents, and other sensitive information.
In an email to Fortune , Google noted its workers are listening to improve the system. According to the search giant, users...
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Human workers can listen to Google Assistant recordings

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Google said its contractors are able to listen to recordings of what people say to its artificial-intelligence system Google Assistant.
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Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant

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Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet.
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