Google’s ‘Surprise’ Nest Microphone Was a Flub – Not a Privacy Scandal

Google copped to making a mistake Thursday by not disclosing a microphone component  present in its Nest Guard devices, an enhancement to the Nest Secure suite. No Reports of Actual Consumers Bothered By Google’s Secret Nest Microphone Google’s surprise microphone alarmed consumer privacy advocates, but no word yet from any major news sources reporting that actual Nest Guard users were unhappy about Google waiting to disclose the microphone until it had developed the software applications for it. Instead, the media row over Google’s surprise microphone centers on the complaints of Washington-based political activists who say they speak for the consumer,

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