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A major privacy advocacy group is calling on the FTC to force Google to divest the Nest business after it failed to let consumers know about a hidden microphone (GOOG, GOOGL)

Business Insider Thursday, 21 February 2019
A major privacy advocacy group is calling on the FTC to force Google to divest the Nest business after it failed to let consumers know about a hidden microphone (GOOG, GOOGL)· After revelations that Google failed to let consumers know of a microphone in its Nest security devices, the longtime privacy advocacy group, the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) is calling on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to take action.
· On Wednesday, EPIC sent a letter to the FTC, alerting the commission...
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News video: Google Didn't Notify Nest Users of Built-in Microphone

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It was only after Google announced a voice-assistant update to the Nest Guard that users learned of a built-in microphone.

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