Apple: Our Contractors Review Your Siri Conversations

Apple: Our Contractors Review Your Siri Conversations

Siri has been a benefit and frustration to iOS users since the digital assistant arrived in 2011. In order to develop the AI behind Siri, the conversations need to be reviewed periodically. Apple recently confirmed they hire contractors for this task. The company says only about 1% of conversations are reviewed by humans and the audio is in no way tied to the user’s Apple ID. Still, privacy advocates are up in arms.

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