Stanford Team Aims at Alexa and Siri With a Privacy-Minded Alternative
Posted in: Surveillance & Privacy at 15/06/2019 22:05
A handful of companies already dominate the market for digital assistants. The implications for consumer privacy are a serious concern, researchers say.
It has been almost two decades since Google started to dominate internet search the way Microsoft dominated software for personal computers a generation earlier.
Now computer scientists at Stanford University are warning about the consequences of a race to control what they believe will be the next key consumer technology market — virtual assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant.