In case you needed another reminder that there’s no such thing as true privacy online … here it is:
“While our computer systems do a pretty good job, sometimes a limited amount of human review is simply unavoidable in order to make sure everything is working exactly as it should,” according to the updated policy.
But the update also called attention to the fact that some Evernote employees actually already have access to user notes for a variety of reasons, including “troubleshooting purposes or to maintain and improve the service.”
While users can opt-out of enabling machine learning to “improve” content, users can’t opt-out of employees looking at their notes for those other reasons. “We keep the list of Evernote employees who have access to user data as small as possible,” the company said, but it didn’t expand on how small that group was.
If you hate the thought of strangers poking around in your notes and to do lists, well, too bad.
“If you wish, you also can decide to export your data and leave the Evernote service,” wrote Evernote.
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