Look What Erie County Is Doing To Stop Amazon Alexa From Listening In Your Home
You ever get nervous when your phone or Amazon Alexa or your Google home seems have been listening to past conversations? You are talking in your house about going on vacation and suddenly your phone has ads for vacation--and your phone wasn't even by you when you were talking.
Erie County legislator Joe Lorigo introduced the Internet Devices Privacy Act would require the companies to disclose and ask for users' permission when its microphone is turned on.
They should come out, they should say this is what we're doing," Lorigo said. "If you agree to it, sign here. If not, we'll figure out something else. But people need to know that that's what's going on, and the companies need to be held responsible for invading peoples' privacy", according to WGRZ.