Amazon device accused of recording private conversation, sending it out
24 days ago - By KOAT
A family in Portland used Amazon's Alexa to help out around the house and didn't give it a second thought until they received a phone call warning them to shut the device off.
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Yes, Amazon's Alexa Can Secretly Record and Share Conversations
25 days ago - By Vanity Fair
But Amazon insists it is “extremely rare.”
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Amazon Explains Why Woman's Amazon Alexa Device Randomly Recorded and Shared Her Conversation
25 days ago - By Fortune
In a statement from the Amazon , the company is explaining how a woman's Amazon Alexa device recorded a private conversation and randomly shared it with one of her contacts.
The incident first came to light two weeks ago, when a Portland, Oregon-area woman who identified herself as ‘Danielle' received a call from one of her husband's Seattle-based employees, who told her to unplug her Alexa devices immediately.
“He had received audio files - recordings - from what was going on in our house,” said Danielle, who was interviewed on camera by local TV news station KIRO 7, which first broke the...
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