Google dismisses eavesdropping threat in Chrome feature

    Date23 Jan 2014
    CategoryLatest News
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Chrome can continue to access a computer's microphone after a person thinks a speech recognition feature is off, a web developer says. Google said there's no threat from a speech recognition feature in its Chrome browser that a developer said could be used to listen in on users. Web developer Tal Ater wrote he found the multiple bugs in Chrome while working on a JavaScript speech recognition software library he maintains, called "annyang."
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