Alexa in the spotlight over sharing of private conversation

Published: May 25, 2018

Amazon EchoWhen privacy campaigners express concerns about the rise of smart speakers, the suggestion that big-tech firms are ‘listening in’ (and, indeed, potentially recording) private conversations is often raised as a worry.

A story yesterdayabout an Echo recording a conversation between a husband and wife and then sending the audio to someone in their contacts list will only stoke those fears. One of the husband’s employees called the couple explaining that they’d been sent an audio file of them speaking about hardwood floors, recorded in their house.

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