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A case of listening in: Echo home speaker mistakenly recorded and sent out a private conversation; Really want a microphone in your home, asks Logan Elia, litigator with practice in privacy law

Posted by   /  May 25, 2018  /  Science  /  1 Comment

Amazon.com Inc. has acknowledged one of its Echo home speakers mistakenly recorded a private conversation and sent it to a person in the owners’ contact list, The Wall Street Journal reports. The incident raises questions about the security of such voice-operated devices. Amazon on Thursday said the Echo device misunderstood pieces of a conversation as commands, […]

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