Investigation Finds Skype Is Listening To Some User Phone Calls

By Tenta August 13, 2019

Microsoft contractors are reviewing voice recordings created by Skype's automated translation feature, according to an investigation by Motherboard. The publication obtained internal documents, screenshots, and audio recordings from a contractor whose task it was to listen to recordings and transcribe them in order to improve the Skype translation service. Some of the recordings were also from Skype's voice assistant, Cortana, and many of the contractors also worked from home.


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