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Apple no longer letting humans grade Siri recordings amid privacy concerns

Apple has temporarily halted the practice of having humans grade Siri recordings following a report that the automated assistant secretly listens to users having sex. “While we conduct a thorough review, we are suspending Siri grading globally,” the company told The Verge. “Additionally, as part of a future software update, users will have the ability to choose to participate in grading.” The company had been using outside workers around the world to review and grade how the software responded to requests. A quality-control contractor revealed to The Guardian that Siri inadvertently picks up on some of its users most intimate and vulnerable moments. “There have been countless instances of recordings featuring private discus ...