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  • Is Siri spying on me? Apps on my iPad began playing Spanish ads after conversations at home

    USA Today - 02/03/2020

    “The simple answer is no, your (gadget) is not likely actively listening to your conversations,” Northeastern Associate Professor of Computer and Information Science David Choffnes told me over the phone. “But that doesn’t mean they aren’t (enabling the collection of) millions of data points to know who you are, where you live, what stores you shop at, where your kids go to school, and just about everything else.”

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