Amazon admits it keeps Alexa data forever

Retail giant Amazon has reportedly admitted it does not always delete the stored data that it obtains through voice interactions through its voice assistant Alexa and Echo line-up of smart devices.

As first reported by the CNET, Brian Huseman, Amazon”s Vice President of Public Policy, responded to Delaware Senator Chris Coons on June 28, informing that Amazon keeps the transcripts until users “manually delete the information”.

“Huseman also noted that Amazon had an ”ongoing effort to ensure those transcripts do not remain in any of Alexa”s other storage systems”.

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