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Evernote reverses controversial privacy policy but damage is already done

Evernote 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 its machine learning updates, which necessitated some employees read portions of user notes, would be solely opt-in.
SEE ALSO: Evernote won’t let you opt out of employees reading parts of your notes
The update comes one day after Evernote CEO Chris O’Neill said the company “communicated poorly” about the proposed changes but didn’t back away from the changes, which he said would improve

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