Evernote backtracks on changes to machine learning privacy changes after users revolt

Evernote, the popular cross-platform note-taking application, has backtracked on plans to introduce controversial new mandatory machine learning technology that would have meant employees of the US-based company would have been able to access user content. Previously, the firm said in an update to its privacy policy that from 23 January next year, machine learning capabilities would be enhanced to improve the user experience. The catch? Evernote employees would need to look at user messages to make sure it was working. “Sometimes a limited amount of human review is simply unavoidable,” the firm claimed on 14 December. It took less than 48 hours for that to change. “After receiving a lot of customer feedback expressing concerns about our upcoming Privacy Policy changes over the past few days, Evernote is reaffirming its…


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