Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 19th Apr 2013 14:09 UTC
Apple "All of those questions, messages, and stern commands that people have been whispering to Siri are stored on Apple servers for up to two years, Wired can now report. Yesterday, we raised concerns about some fuzzy disclosures in Siri's privacy policy. After our story ran, Apple spokeswoman Trudy Muller called to explain Apple's policy, something privacy advocates have asking for." Apple cares about your privacy.
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by MOS6510 on Sun 21st Apr 2013 07:09 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: caring"
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Then I think the data is assigned a random ID, thus anyone stealing the data wouldn´t know who is who. However Apple does keep a database that links users to these random numbers. So Apple (and anyone who can access this database) can link random IDs back to real people.

Anyway, I don´t think these voice clips would yield much interesting data for hackers and evil governments. Certainly not compared to many other sources of information.

If you send info via Siri using email or iMessage these messages can be found outside Siri´s voice vault anyway. Web searches done via Siri are also logged by the search provider and the ISP.

Why would you, if you´re a privacy extremist, use voice to operate a device when that means other people could hear you?

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