Alexa allows users to disable human review of voice recordings | Technology

Amazon has given Alexa users the option to disable human review of their voice recordings, and committed to greater clarity about its use of the strategy in future, but says it will not follow Google and Apple in halting the practice altogether in Europe. Echo owners, and other users of the company’s virtual voice assistant, […]

Hey Siri! Stop recording and sharing my private conversations | Roisin Kiberd | Opinion

A news story in the Guardian last week confirmed what many Apple users likely already suspected: Siri, Apple’s voice assistant, has the power to record private conversations, and these audio clips aren’t always just stored on a server – a number of samples are passed along to third-party, human contractors who are paid to listen […]