Microsoft admits contractors listen to Skype, Cortana chats2019-08-15 17:18 by Daniela
Tags: Microsoft, Skype, Cortana
"We realized, based on questions raised recently, that we could do a better job specifying that humans sometimes review this content," a Microsoft spokesperson told Motherboard, which spotted the policy tweaks.
Microsoft does provide some privacy options: In the Windows 10 privacy settings, for example, you can turn off your PC's mic access entirely, or place app-by-app limits on its ability to listen in. You can turn off "Hey Cortana" functionality entirely, too. (If you don't, Windows is always listening for the "Hey Cortana" trigger.) The privacy dashboard also allows you to clear the activity.
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