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Amazon employees are listening to you through Alexa devices

Amazon is listening to customers through Alexa devices – with employees recording thousands of clips including a woman singing in the shower and a sex assault, it emerged last night. Full-time workers and contractors at the online retail giant reportedly sift through as many as 1,000 recordings per shift – and even share “amusing” clips between themselves. Seven former employees who worked in Amazon’s voice review program came forward with the startling revelations, reported by Bloomberg. They said the recordings – made through Amazon devices like the Echo speaker – are linked to the customer’s first name, their device’s serial number and even their personal account number. Listened to by voice review employees worl ...