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brAInfood 8: Data protection and voice assistants

WHAT IS THIS BRAINFOOD ABOUT?

In this brAInfood, the Knowlegde Centre Data & Society provides more information on a number of privacy and data protection concerns related to the use of voice assistants.

We illustrate this with a story in which Kate, the main character, comes into contact with data collected by her voice assistant. Read the story and the additional information that goes into more detail on a specific topic (transparency, data collection, privacy, security and data re-use) to learn more about the processing of data by voice assistants.

In the future, the Knowledge Centre Data & Society will investigate how other data applications and AI technologies deal with privacy and data protection. To be continued ...

WHY SHOULD I READ THIS?

Do you use a voice assistant yourself? Or do you explore the possibilities of such smart technologies? If so, we advise you to read this brAInfood so that you can make informed use of your voice assistant. In this way you can define your own boundaries and decide for yourself to what extent you want to hand over data to your voice assistant.

WHAT CAN I FIND OUT WHEN READING THIS?

This brAInfood from the Knowledge Centre Data & Society includes:

  • Five points of attention concerning the privacy and data processing of voice assistants.

With brAInfood, the Knowledge Centre Data & Society wants to provide easily accessible information about artificial intelligence. brAInfood is available under a CC BY 4.0 license, which means that you can reuse and remix this material, provided that you credit us as the source.

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