IBM bans Siri from the workplace, cites privacy concerns

By Jos
May 23, 2012
Post New Reply
  1. Siri can be an invaluable assistant to some iPhone users, allowing for quick web searches and setting up reminders, among other stuff. But with the rise of "bring your own...

    Read the whole story
  2. Tygerstrike

    Tygerstrike TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 827   +93

    Ok in one regard I can see why IBM would want to control information output. On the other hand Apple would have to know exactly which ppl who own Iphones actually worked in a sensative position within a company in order to effectivly spy/eavesdrop on them. Im sure with enough digging they could find that information, but it wouldnt be worth their time. Most information is going to be through paperwork, and unless the individual is taking photos of their work product Apple wouldnt have any luck. Also even if Siri interactions are being recorded, it would take Apple a very long time to go through every single OPS command for Siri on every single phone in the state
  3. You have a small and feeble mind!
  4. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 2,050   +699

    Yeah, just because you can't imagine what they'd want to protect, doesn't mean it's useless info. For all you know IBM works with Samsung and HTC and they don't want Apple having a complete list of the appointments.


Add New Comment

TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...
Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.