It means Google has given up, and admitted that they are listening to everything you say.
Obviously, it needs to listen so it knows when you say, "OK Google." Also, it's trivially easy to turn off. Lastly, you can clearly see there's no Internet traffic (uploading of audio) unless and until you say, "OK Google."
I'm opening up my chromebook to install a hardware switch on the microphone wire.
Are you doing the same on all your smartphones, tablets, and laptops, too? Or are you just paid to write anti-Google posts? Does it pay well?
(Goes without saying that there is already duct tape over the webcam. )
It goes without saying you're wearing a tinfoil hat to stop government mind control rays from getting into your brain, too.
How you got modded +5 is beyond me. Damn mods on crack again.