Evernote's new privacy rules may let its employees read your notes

It's all in the name of machine learning. Plus, you can totally opt out.

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Evernote's new privacy rules may let its employees read your notes

Evernote set off a minor fracas on Twitter Tuesday when it announced an upcoming change to its privacy policy that would enable company employees to "exercise oversight of machine learning technologies applied to account content" in order to improve the service. The changes, which will take effect January 23rd, 2017, did not sit well with some of the service's users despite the company's explanation that it was only as oversight for the machine learning process.

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