Why Evernote is backpeddling its new privacy policy

December 16, 2016 —Evernote, a note-taking and organizational app, pulled a rapid reverse on proposed changes to its privacy policy on Thursday, after users complained that these changes constituted a breach of their personal privacy.On Wednesday, Evernote announced that in January, it would begin allowing some of its employees to read user notes in order to improve the company’s machine learning technology. Users reacted furiously, with some fans on Twitter calling the policy “disgraceful” and an “abuse of trust.”By Thursday, the app’s developers had backtracked on the controversial policy. Now, users must choose to opt into the machine learning program.  “We announced a change to our privacy policy that made it seem like we didn’t care about the privacy of our customers or their notes. This was not our intent, and our customers let…


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