1. Yep, human workers are listening to recordings from Google Assistant, too  The Verge
  2. Google goes after whistleblower who revealed it sends voice recordings for transcription  The INQUIRER
  3. Google contractors might be listening into your Home speaker — even when you don’t say ‘OK Google’  MSPoweruser
  4. Google Assistant Recordings Being Secretly Listened to by Contractors: Report  NDTV
  5. Like Amazon, Google sends voice assistant recordings to contractors for transcription, including recordings made inadvertently  Boing Boing
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A report from Belgian public broadcaster VRT NWS has revealed how contractors paid to transcribe audio clips collected by Google’s AI assistant often end up listening to sensitive information, like users’ names, addresses, and details about their personal life. It’s the latest story showing how our interactions with AI assistants are not as private as we may like to believe.Including audio recorded by mistake

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

A Belgian broadcaster obtained recordings of more than 1,000 conversations with Google's automated assistant, some including personal details and medical information.A Belgian broadcaster obtained recordings of more than 1,000 conversations with Google's automated assistant, some including personal details and medical information.

Google has admitted that workers are given access to voice recordings made by owners of its Google Home smart speaker.Google has admitted that workers are given access to voice recordings made by owners of its Google Home smart speaker.

Google really is spying on you: Firm reveals contract workers listen to private smart speaker recordings

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Google goes after whistleblower who revealed it sends voice recordings for transcription

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Masque of the Red Death on Twitter: "Like Amazon, Google sends voice assistant recordings to contractors for transcription, including recordings made inadvertently https://t.co/KnF9b7UXxF… https://t.co/cDh77yCyQi"

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Sometimes the walls do really have ears, especially if those ears come with cute little hot words and audio recording capabilities. Google’s Home speakers have been caught sending audio clips of their users back to Google to improve its speech recognition software. The clips, which were leaked by a whistleblower in collaboration with the Belgian […]

Google contractors might be listening into your Home speaker -- even when you don't say 'OK Google' - MSPoweruser

Google contractors might be listening into your Home speaker -- even when you don't say 'OK Google' - MSPoweruser

After Bloomberg revealed that Amazon secretly sent recordings from Alexa to subcontractors all over the world in order to improve its speech-recognition systems, a whistleblower leaked recordings from Google Home to investigative reporters from VRT, revealing that Google, too, was sending audio clips from its voice assistant technology to pieceworkers through the Crowdsource app. The…Like Amazon, Google sends voice assistant recordings to contractors for transcription, including recordings made inadvertently

Like Amazon, Google sends voice assistant recordings to contractors for transcription, including recordings made inadvertently / Boing Boing

Just three months ago, Amazon was revealed to be sending its presumed anonymous and very private Alexa recordings to humans that listen to and process the audioJust three months ago, Amazon was revealed to be sending its presumed anonymous and very private Alexa recordings to humans that listen to and process the audio to help the assistant become smarter…

Google Home allegedly records clips without trigger, sends to contractor - SlashGear

Third-party contractors are recording and secretly listening to your Google Assistant recordings, a new report has claimed.Third-party contractors are recording and secretly listening to your Google Assistant recordings, a new report has claimed.

Google Assistant Recordings Being Secretly Listened to by Contractors: Report | Technology News

Belgian broadcaster VRT News "overheard countless men searching for porn, arguments between spouses, and even one case in which a woman seemed to be in an emergency situation".Belgian broadcaster VRT News "overheard countless men searching for porn, arguments between spouses, and even one case in which a woman seemed to be in an emergency situation".