Google faces possible investigation by Irish regulators over data privacy breach


    The Irish Data Protection Commission received notification that contractors at the company had listened to people’s communications with their Google digital assistants. In response, Google said in a blog post it reviews and transcribes a “small set of queries” users ask the Google Assistant as “part of the process of building speech technology.” It also admitted, “One of these language reviewers has violated our data security policies by leaking confidential Dutch audio data.” (Bloomberg)

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