“I feel this is heading to get them in trouble”
Updated July 10, eleven:15 BST with minimal adjustments, to reflect AWS’s updated phrases.
AWS consumers are sharing sensitive AI knowledge sets which include biometrical knowledge and voice inputs with Amazon by default — and several did not even know.
The cloud company is employing customers’ “AI content” for its have merchandise enhancement functions. It also reserves the ideal in its smaller print to shop this content exterior the geographic locations that AWS consumers have explicitly chosen.
It may possibly also share this with AWS “affiliates” it states, devoid of naming them.
The shift breaks prevalent assumptions about knowledge sovereignty, even if this is arguably on consumers for not looking at the smaller print. The cloud provider’s customers may possibly want to have go through by means of 15,000+ text of provider phrases to observe this point.