Amazon adds option allowing users to disable human reviews of their Alexa recordings

August 2nd
Amazon Echo device (Andres Urena/Pexels)

Amazon has annouced that it will allow users to opt-out of its manual review program that employs humans to listen to, transcribe, and annotate audio clips recorded by Alexa.

Amazon wrote the following to Bloomberg:

“We take customer privacy seriously and continuously review our practices and procedures,” the Amazon spokeswoman wrote in an email Friday. “We’ll also be updating information we provide to customers to make our practices more clear.”