In Facebook’s case, the company acknowledged Tuesday that it paused the practice earlier this month after those other companies started to attract scrutiny over basically the same thing. That’s according to Bloomberg, which reports that Facebook had been paying third party contractors to transcribe audio from users who’d allowed their chats to be transcribed. The last part there is a bit problematic, given that Facebook’s policies don’t seem to make clear, in easy...

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