Amazon sent footage of his Alexa voice-activated assistant to the wrong user, a German technology magazine, which raises new data protection concerns regarding the use of digital devices, describes as "an unfortunate case involving a human Error resulted "and added that it was an" isolated incident ". The tech magazine c & # 39; t reported that someone had asked Amazon to send him all the data the company had stored about him. The unidentified man who had never used any of Amazon's voice-activated assistants received footage from a stranger.
The journal reported the following:
-Alexa could hear the individual in the shower.
information allowed strangers to navigate a person's life without personal knowledge The collected audio files made it relatively easy to identify the person and their companion.
Amazon said it has "solved the problem with the two affected customers and taken measures to further improve our operations." The company said it had also contacted data protection officers.