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Five actually useful real-world things that came out at Apple's WWDC

fidodogbreath Silver badge

So why do they hold on to your voice requests via Siri on their servers for 2 years?

It's stored associated with only a randomised ID as metadata, and it loses that association after six months. It then survives untethered for the remaining eighteen.

As far as I can tell, Google, Amazon and Microsoft retain voice recordings -- linked to your user account -- for eternity.

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