Be aware

Great piece by Rene Ritchie at iMore.
Context: Apple’s ML (machine learning) is being questioned about personal data  security and theoretical scenarios.

Are people clear about this though?

[…] Smart spyware would try to convince you to give it all your photos right up front. That way it wouldn’t be limited to preconceived models or be at risk of removal or restriction. It would simply harvest all your data and then run whatever server-side ML it wanted to, whenever it wanted to. [me: Apple’s ML doesn’t]

That’s the way Google, Facebook, Instagram, and similar photo services that run targeted ads against those services already work.


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