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Evernote CEO Explains Why He Reversed Its New Privacy Policy: “We Screwed Up” - Fast Company;

Evernote CEO Explains Why He Reversed Its New Privacy Policy: “We Screwed Up” - Fast Company

Fast CompanyEvernote CEO Explains Why He Reversed Its New Privacy Policy: “We Screwed Up”Fast CompanyEvernote is reversing its decision to implement a controversial privacy policy change on January 23rd because it “screwed up” its explanation of the change, says CEO Chris O'Neill. Originally announced Wednesday, the policy appeared to imply that ...and more »

Evernote reverses controversial privacy policy but damage is already done - Mashable;

Evernote reverses controversial privacy policy but damage is already done - Mashable

MashableEvernote reverses controversial privacy policy but damage is already doneMashableEvernote has decided to "revisit" its controversial privacy policy following a swift backlash from its users. In a statement on the company's blog, Evernote said it would no longer be implementing the privacy policy it had previously announced and that ...and more »

Evernote backtracks on privacy policy after backlash - TechnoBuffalo;

Evernote backtracks on privacy policy after backlash - TechnoBuffalo

TechnoBuffaloEvernote backtracks on privacy policy after backlashTechnoBuffaloEvernote announced a new Privacy Policy on Wednesday that would introduce new automated technology that aimed to improve its service through learning. The catch was that its employees would need to look at your notes in order to fine-tune the ...and more »

'Never mind,' says Evernote about its controversial new privacy policy - Digital Trends;

'Never mind,' says Evernote about its controversial new privacy policy - Digital Trends

Digital Trends'Never mind,' says Evernote about its controversial new privacy policyDigital TrendsAfter realizing that users do not, in fact, want Evernote employees to be able to read their private thoughts and musings, the popular note-taking app has backtracked on its controversial new privacy policy. This week, Evernote blogged about its plans ...and more »

Evernote apologizes for its new privacy policy - Ars Technica;

Evernote apologizes for its new privacy policy - Ars Technica

Ars TechnicaEvernote apologizes for its new privacy policyArs TechnicaAfter users made a stink about Evernote's new privacy policy, CEO Chris O'Neill did a lot of backtracking and apologizing. He says the company "communicated poorly" about how it would implement new machine learning features and that it was all just a ...and more »

Evernote Is Backtracking on Its Controversial New Privacy Policy - Fortune;

Evernote Is Backtracking on Its Controversial New Privacy Policy - Fortune

FortuneEvernote Is Backtracking on Its Controversial New Privacy PolicyFortuneEvernote is reversing course on an upcoming change in its privacy policy that upset a lot of its customers. The digital notes service said in a corporate blog post on Thursday evening that it will not let its employees read customer notes to improve ...and more »

After public backlash, Evernote reverses new privacy policy that allowed employees to read customer data - Financial Post;

After public backlash, Evernote reverses new privacy policy that allowed employees to read customer data - Financial Post

Financial PostAfter public backlash, Evernote reverses new privacy policy that allowed employees to read customer dataFinancial PostPopular note-taking service Evernote has quickly reversed its decision to allow its employees to physically read customer data that's uploaded to its service — just a day after it first made the announcement. “After receiving a lot of customer ...and more »

Evernote backtracks on privacy policy - Fox News;

Evernote backtracks on privacy policy - Fox News

Fox NewsEvernote backtracks on privacy policyFox NewsEvernote is scrapping its proposed Privacy Policy updates following user backlash. ADVERTISEMENT. The company recently introduced new rules authorizing employee access to users' saved scribblings. But the guidelines, set to go into effect on Jan.and more »

Evernote's new privacy policy lets employees read your notes, uses customer data for machine learning (Updated) - ExtremeTech;

Evernote's new privacy policy lets employees read your notes, uses customer data for machine learning (Updated) - ExtremeTech

ExtremeTechEvernote's new privacy policy lets employees read your notes, uses customer data for machine learning (Updated)ExtremeTechUpdate: Evernote has reversed course on its previous plan to make machine-learning an opt-out system. Instead, they company will allow customers to opt-in to allowing their notes to be used for machine learning. “[W]e will make machine learning ...and more »

Evernote CEO: 'We let our users down' with privacy policy change - CIO;

Evernote CEO: 'We let our users down' with privacy policy change - CIO

CIOEvernote CEO: 'We let our users down' with privacy policy changeCIOEvernote CEO Chris O'Neill has had a long couple of days. The company he runs recently ignited a firestorm among its users when it announced a privacy policy change that would have required users to open up all their notes for analysis in order to take ...and more »

Evernote Admits It 'Messed Up' And Backtracks On Policy Change, Reaffirming Commitment To Privacy - Tech Times;

Evernote Admits It 'Messed Up' And Backtracks On Policy Change, Reaffirming Commitment To Privacy - Tech Times

Tech TimesEvernote Admits It 'Messed Up' And Backtracks On Policy Change, Reaffirming Commitment To PrivacyTech TimesEvernote has apologized for its newly proposed policy change, promising to make amends. The company CEO says Evernote "messed up," but it does value user privacy and it will not implement the controversial changes. ( Evernote Blog ). Advertisement.and more »

Evernote Scraps Controversial Privacy Policy Changes - Android Headlines;

Evernote Scraps Controversial Privacy Policy Changes - Android Headlines

Android HeadlinesEvernote Scraps Controversial Privacy Policy ChangesAndroid HeadlinesEarlier this week, Evernote announced a controversial privacy policy change which allowed the company's employees to read users' notes in some vaguely defined scenarios. Given how consumers started putting an increased focus on online privacy in ...and more »

Evernote Ditches Privacy Policy Allowing Note Access, Says Sorry To Furious Customers - Forbes;

Evernote Ditches Privacy Policy Allowing Note Access, Says Sorry To Furious Customers - Forbes

ForbesEvernote Ditches Privacy Policy Allowing Note Access, Says Sorry To Furious CustomersForbesAfter many of its customers promised to quit Evernote over an update to its privacy policy that allowed its employees to access user notes, the cloud software provider has decided to backtrack. FORBES was the first to report the updates to the policy ...and more »

'So sorry' Evernote rips up privacy changes - The Register

'So sorry' Evernote rips up privacy changesThe RegisterEvernote has scrapped changes to its data protection practices after a furious customer backlash. Evernote now says it will not now implement the changes it announced earlier in the week come January 23, as it had planned. “We announced a change to our ...and more »

Evernote u-turns on controversial new privacy policy after user outrage - Phone Arena;

Evernote u-turns on controversial new privacy policy after user outrage - Phone Arena

Phone ArenaEvernote u-turns on controversial new privacy policy after user outragePhone ArenaEvernote has buckled under the negative feedback from users and will not implement its questionable privacy policy that was planned for Janary 23rd. The proposed changes would have allowed some employees to gain access to users' notes in order to ...and more »

Evernote Backtracks on Its Privacy Changes, Will Make Employee Access to Your Notes Opt-In - Lifehacker;

Evernote Backtracks on Its Privacy Changes, Will Make Employee Access to Your Notes Opt-In - Lifehacker

LifehackerEvernote Backtracks on Its Privacy Changes, Will Make Employee Access to Your Notes Opt-InLifehackerEarlier this week, Evernote updated its privacy policy to make machine learning features—which let some employees read your notes—mandatory for all users. Now, the company's walking that policy back, but there are still some problems. Advertisement.and more »

Evernote backtracks on privacy policy change after user revolt - ZDNet;

Evernote backtracks on privacy policy change after user revolt - ZDNet

ZDNetEvernote backtracks on privacy policy change after user revoltZDNet(Image: file photo). Evernote is walking back proposed changes to its privacy policy, which would have allowed its employees to read users' private notes. The company said in a blog post late Thursday that it will not implement the changes, calling the ...and more »

Evernote is backtracking on its invasive privacy policy - TechRadar;

Evernote is backtracking on its invasive privacy policy - TechRadar

TechRadarEvernote is backtracking on its invasive privacy policyTechRadarAfter trying and failing to quell the almighty backlash from users who were worried their private data was in jeopardy, Evernote has decided not to implement changes to its privacy policy. The new policy, which the company had planned to launch in ...and more »

Evernote backs off from privacy policy changes, says it 'messed up' - Computerworld

Evernote backs off from privacy policy changes, says it 'messed up'ComputerworldEvernote has reversed proposed changes to its privacy policy that would allow employees to read user notes to help train machine learning algorithms. CEO Chris O'Neill said the company had “messed up, in no uncertain terms.” The move by the note-taking ...and more »

Evernote reverses privacy policy that allows employees to read users' notes - TechCrunch;

Evernote reverses privacy policy that allows employees to read users' notes - TechCrunch

TechCrunchEvernote reverses privacy policy that allows employees to read users' notesTechCrunchEvernote has walked back a controversial new privacy policy that allowed its staff to read content created by its users. The change was proposed as part of a push towards machine learning to “help you get the most out of your Evernote experience.” It ...and more »