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Got Amazon Alexa? Amazon employees can 'easily' discover your home address

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without sugar coating it. Alexa is an Amazon Product that is likely shipped from Amazon to your house.

You plug in the Microphone for Alexa to listen to all your conversations and send them to Amazon.

Of which they already had your address to send Alexa to you.

 

These same people didn't care that Amazon had a microphone in their house listen to them why would they care if some Employee's could get their address as well?


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Does anyone actually have network traffic logs of an Echo device constantly sending out data? There's more than enough of us able to monitor and record network traffic, surely someone would have found something by now. Considering the Alexa service is open for developers to use with their own hardware, working out how much data it uses on average for sending voice data wouldn't be too hard.

 

I don't have one by the way, not got a single use for it.


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just name your child Alexa, and put her in a corner with an iPad, and pringles. Instant answers from a five-year-old, comes with built-in humor, and anti-amazon chips.

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Uhm... you guys know that when you order something from Amazon to your house you're giving them your address, right?


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1 hour ago, Sauron said:

Uhm... you guys know that when you order something from Amazon to your house you're giving them your address, right?

That has been mentioned several times already.


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One has to be proactive, not reactive, to ensure the safety of one's data so backup your data! And RAID is NOT a backup!

 

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17 hours ago, CUDAcores89 said:

if you care about privacy, abandon your life of technology and become an amish.

Even than, Google Maps Satellite view will find you 🤔


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12 minutes ago, PeterT said:

Even than, Google Maps Satellite view will find you 🤔

No, it won't, unless you already have the address.


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Team members with access to Alexa users’ geographic coordinates can easily type them into third-party mapping software and find home residences,

Well yeah, that makes sense.  It's linked to your Amazon account after all.  I guess I don't consider this news, seems like more media fear mongering... 


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On 4/25/2019 at 7:09 AM, myselfolli said:

I don't trust any device I didn't set up myself, all my smart home devices are raspberry pi's with open source programs running on them

100% agree. This is exactly what I plan on doing when I move into my new house soon. Amazon and Google won't be tracking me. I have already made a few things with raspberry pis, but would you be able to share (or DM me) some sites you use that would be good to get some of these open source home automation programs from? I've only recently started searching around and I'd greatly appreciate it :D 

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This is nothing but pure fear mongering...

 

Fun fact: any Amazon customer support agent can view your address and there's WAAAAAAAY more customer support agents than there is people training Alexa.


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THROW AWAY YOUR HOME! Criminals can steal from you that way!!!!!!!

 

 

About sums up this headline in a nutshell.


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On 4/25/2019 at 5:56 AM, Delicieuxz said:

And the US government all the governments wants all the personal data on people that exists.

FTFY


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On 4/25/2019 at 7:54 AM, Arika S said:

sorry i have to point something out here.

 

YOU GIVE YOUR ADDRESS TO AMAZON TO SHIP SHIT TO YOU.

 

 

Came here to say that. Seriously.

The people that complain about privacy are also the same people that tweet "Dropped a giant deuce, today. Almost clogged the toilet." and "Here's every meal I've eaten for the past month." Privacy is only as good as what you put out there. And worse comes to worse whoever's listening to the Google Home Mini in my bedroom might vomit listening to how often I like to get dirty with my wife.


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LTT Forums really needs a "Beating a Dead Horse" emoji.


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As long as anyone is oppressed, no one will be safe and free.

One has to be proactive, not reactive, to ensure the safety of one's data so backup your data! And RAID is NOT a backup!

 

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