Day: July 11, 2019

Google Assistant Recordings Being Secretly Listened to by Contractors: Report

Not just your home speaker, smartphone or security camera, even third-party contractors are recording and secretly listening to your Google Assistant recordings, a new report has claimed. According to Belgian broadcaster VRT News, your conversations with Google Home speakers are being recorded and audio clips are being sent to sub-contractors who are “transcribing the audio […]

IBM Proposes Changes to Law Shielding Internet Firms From User Content Liability

International Business Machines proposed changes to a 1996 law that protects Internet companies from liabilities related to what users post on their platforms. In a blog post on Wednesday, IBM called for a fresh look at Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA 230), which exempts developers of online services from lawsuits stemming from user-posted […]