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Saturday, August 24, 2019

How to Stop Voice Assistants Like Alexa From Always Listening In - InsideHook

Smart assistants like Alexa and Google Assistant are always listening. And sometimes the humans behind the machines are listening, too.

But we pay a huge price in privacy loss just for a bit of convenience and daily weather updates and news reports. To make us a bit more inscrutable to our new A.I. overlords, Brian X. Chen of the New York Times offered up a few suggestions.

A quick overview below — for step-by-step instructions, go here.

via www.insidehook.com

I find Alexa rather dumb and I don't want her listening in to chez moi.

https://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/2019/08/how-to-stop-voice-assistants-like-alexa-from-always-listening-in-insidehook.html

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