Apple has recently faced intense criticism due to its internal program on hearing users recordings, which were sent to servers via Siri. But can you really delete these voice recordings from Apple's servers? Here's a look at your options
Apple has suspended its program where contractors were listening in to Siri voice recordings in order to improve accuracy for the voice-assistant. The program which was seen as a violation of user privacy.
A whistleblower has revealed that Apple is hiring contractors to listen to accidental Siri recordings of confidential medical information, drug deals, and couples having sex. Apple responds that less than 1 per cent recordings are used for "grading".
The report borrows its title — “I’d Blush if I Could” — from a standard response from Siri, the Apple voice assistant, when a user hurled a gendered expletive at it. When a user tells Alexa, “You’re hot,” her typical response has been a cheery, “That’s nice of you to say!”
Siri "interrupted" the politician's address, after it was triggered by the mention of the word "Syria". Reportedly, the United Kingdom's defence secretary was speaking on the state's fight against the ISIS, when this happened.