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Do you trust Voice-Activated Assistants enough to have them in your home or office?

Survey period: 8 Oct 2018 to 15 Oct 2018

Voice-Activated Assistants such as Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant are often privy to our deepest, darkest secrets. Are you comfortable that what they hear will be kept confidential? ("Them" means "whichever assistant you'd be tempted to use")

Yes I trust them444.33
Yes, mostly646.29
Mostly. I may use them only in non-sensitive scenarios13413.18
Not really25024.58
There's not a single Voice-Activated assistant I'd trust in my home or office42341.59
I don't know enough or haven't made up my mind yet.10210.03

GeneralRe: Missing option! Pin
KarstenK9-Oct-18 5:23
mveKarstenK9-Oct-18 5:23 
GeneralIf you are paranoid... Pin
ZTransform7-Oct-18 22:31
MemberZTransform7-Oct-18 22:31 
GeneralRandall got it right Pin
OriginalGriff7-Oct-18 19:26
mveOriginalGriff7-Oct-18 19:26 
GeneralRe: Randall got it right Pin
Nelek7-Oct-18 23:48
protectorNelek7-Oct-18 23:48 
GeneralRe: Randall got it right Pin
Member 79891228-Oct-18 20:41
MemberMember 79891228-Oct-18 20:41 
GeneralRe: Randall got it right Pin
S Douglas10-Oct-18 6:13
professionalS Douglas10-Oct-18 6:13 
GeneralI'd never like to have one of those "smart" speakers at home... Pin
Mike (Prof. Chuck)7-Oct-18 19:13
professionalMike (Prof. Chuck)7-Oct-18 19:13 
GeneralRe: I'd never like to have one of those "smart" speakers at home... Pin
Herbie Mountjoy8-Oct-18 20:11
professionalHerbie Mountjoy8-Oct-18 20:11 
No worries about Cortana. It never seems to hear me.
Can't get any sense out of Google's effort.
Siri makes me laugh sometimes because it gets everything wrong.
Alexa is switched off most of the time because my wife is scared of it.
My old Nokia N95 still lets me call people by talking to it. That's brilliant!
We're philosophical about power outages here. A.C. come, A.C. go.

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