Friday, March 10, 2017

Why Amazon’s Alexa Can’t Tell You If It’s Connected To The CIA

Think about it for a moment, even if the CIA could listen in on your Amazon Echo, could you imagine being the agent that has to sit there and listen to my boring ass life? How bad would that suck?

Is your Amazon Echo device — and its virtual assistant Alexa — somehow connected to the CIA? A video of one Echo refusing to answer that question both amused and alarmed (but mostly amused) viewers, but Amazon is now chalking it up to a glitch that has since been fixed.