She claims that her daughter, whose name is Alexa, has been constantly bullied and "treated like a servant" by other kids.
The attack highlights a vulnerability in “smart” assistant microphones that can be targeted from up to 350 feet away using lasers.
As smart speaker makers such as Amazon improve emotion-detecting AI, researchers are coming up with ways to protect our privacy.
A new report says many employees at one Foxconn factory are children who are forced to work long hours when large orders come in.
Turnkey, a collaboration between Amazon and several real estate companies, involves giving people up to $5,000 in Amazon credits and discounts on Amazon smart products if customers buy a house.
Twenty-one groups and coalitions filed a complaint with the FTC alleging that Amazon breaks the law and violates kids’ privacy rights with the Echo Dot Kids Edition.
The Illinois Keep Internet Devices Safe Act would have empowered average people to sue big companies for recording them without consent, but industry association lobbying defanged it.
And that's not the only Alexa weirdness recently.
Home assistants are continuously recording and constantly uploading details of your everyday life, and sometimes, these recordings can end up in the wrong hands.
On this week’s episode of CYBER, Motherboard talks about the best security advice for friends and family this holiday, as well as those shiny new devices from the internet of things, including Amazon Echo and Google Home.
Smart speakers raise a number of privacy questions, which owners are choosing to just shrug off.
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