Musicians Demand Spotify Not Develop Emotional Speech Recognition Patent

“The millions of people who use Spotify deserve respect and privacy, not covert manipulation and monitoring.” Nearly 200 musicians, bands, and civil rights groups are demanding Spotify to not develop emotion voice recognition for their app after the company was granted a patent in January. They worry about Spotify not only monitoring users’ emotions but also potentially manipulating them by recommending songs that could change or maintain their emotional states. Read full article here

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