Thursday, June 14, 2018

Senators Demand Answers From Amazon on Echo's Snooping Habits

I'm sure this has Amazon quaking in its boots. 😏

The letter specifically cites the Portland story, in which an Echo mistook part of a background conversation for the word "Alexa." That caused the device to wake up. Once it started listening, the Echo misheard later parts of the conversation as a series of voice commands instructing it to send a message to one of the woman's contacts.