Listening to a recording of the Google Assistant by the officials, was suspended in August, after practice, to come to the fore. Now, to make it more transparent, then the tool will flag these in your settings, your audio files can be listened to by other people.
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Google has stated that it will update your page to indicate that humans will be able to listen to the content in such a way that “the Activity of speech and audio” is enabled. It can be accessed at this link, but at least in the Swedish version, yet it is not provided with the appeal.
According to the company, the option will allow you to store and analyze the sounds, but it is not enabled by default. Even before the disclosure of the audio recordings were listened to by a third party, in which the users had to give their permission for this to happen. “This has been the case, and it remains the same,” he says.
The transcript would be used to help the tool to recognize the different languages and accents. Still, the company admits to problems in practice. “It is clear that we do not reach our high standards in order to facilitate an understanding of how their data is used and we are sorry”.
Google has also promised that later in the year, and it will automatically delete all the audio files which are very old. It is not clear what is considered to be old, but the company has informed that it’s going to exclude the vast majority of the audio data that is associated with your account, there are more than a few months ‘ time.”
In addition to this, Google must also make improvements in order to avoid accidental writes. The company says that it already erases the audio tracks when you realize that they were created by accident. In short, it will also have a feature to adjust the sensitivity of the setup Wizard.
With the change, it will be possible to determine how the tool should deal with sentences like: “OK, Google”. The goal, according to the company, it will give you more control so that you can prevent the recordings to you without your consent.
With that information, such as: Google, The Verge.