Some Google Home Minis found to be secretly recording everything they hear

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With the Google Home Mini, the search giant was hoping to get its smart speaker into more homes than ever before. But the latest privacy revelation about the device means that people may think twice about buying one. Artem Russakovskii from Android Police was the first to — publicly — talk about the issue. He noticed that his Google Home Mini was active and recording sound throughout the day, not only when he uttered the “OK, Google” keyword. Google says that the privacy violation is down to a bug. Russakovskii gives a detailed chronology of his discovery over on Android… …Continue reading on BetaNews

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