News 12 july — 18:30

Google probes leak of smart speaker recordings


Google is investigating how 1,000 conversations recorded by one of its smart speakers were leaked, BBC reports.

Belgian broadcaster VRT exposed the recordings made by Google Home devices in Belgium and the Netherlands.

The search giant said the recordings came from one of the human reviewers who helps to refine Home's linguistic abilities.

It said it took steps to protect the privacy of people whose recordings its reviewers sampled.

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