Google people listen to private recordings from around your house – to me this is obvious: there will be times when you unintentionally say the hot word or something like it and it will start recording. On my iPhone I can start playback by pressing a button on the headphones. Half the time Siri starts up even though I disabled it. All those seconds are getting sent to Apple, surely. There, it sounds like garbage so every now and then somebody will have to check whether it is Swiss German or not.

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@kensanata the only mitigation I've found to this problem is Lineage OS (android) on OnePlus with no google services and my own vpn on all the time. It went very well for 2 years but now I'm starting having troubles because more and more developers rely on the damn Google Play service.
However, still usable with some down sides which I consider better than giving away my soul

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