Siri knows yet after two years, people are asking what the language assistant from Apple. For so long the data is kept on the server. A scandal, say consumer advocates – necessary practice defends Apple
Spokesperson of the group, Trudy Muller confirmed the saving of the entries. They also justified the acquisition of the recorded voice clips, on the grounds that records of Siri could thereby better recorded and the service to be optimized. “We take the privacy of our customers very seriously,” Muller said. So Apple will collect the data anonymously.Basically, the following happens: As soon as the speech input is enabled, the data is assigned to a user with a randomly generated number. This number will not coupled with Apple’s user ID or an email address, write “wired.com”
After half a year the records are finally anonymously by separating the user’s number -. However stored up to 18 months. Once a user disables the voice assistant, both the identification number and all data stored so far are deleted, confirmed Muller.