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RoyceNewton this is for you as you continue to use Alexa

rjoneslaw
rjoneslaw

More people are jumping on board to use these things but caution should be used because they’re not at safe.

Someone can hack your system and control it.

Your personal info is out there because it’s on your WiFi if you didn’t firewall but it’s been shown that a hacker was able gain control with the firewall up

The device can record your conversation and send it out which has happened

It has been reported several times the device called the person who was being talked about and allowed them to listen to the entire conversation without informing the users it had did so. The person was nice enough to let info his friend what Alexa had done Good things nothing was said that could harm that friendship

I watched several movie where someone had a smart house and the house turned on them. The house tried to kill them

Then there was a movie where there was a smart car that trapped the mother outside the car and the child inside the car and things went down hill from there as the child was almost killed.

So the moral of the story don’t make Alexa or your smart devices turn on you.

No AI for me. I can get up

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I know that movie you’re talking about I told my husband I wouldn’t get that Alexa. That’s all I need something telling me to do different things.

oh well I just love my 3 alexa, though they could let you change the name to HAL

carolek572
carolek572CommunityAmbassador in reply to RoyceNewton

Royce,

Good one :-D Unfortunately, only us old fogies will get that! LOL

Keep Smiling,

Carole :-D

P.S. I apologize if I called you old if you are not, and that only relates to moi!

1 week to 50 dear no apology needed I am nearly old. BTW I have even read 2001

carolek572
carolek572CommunityAmbassador in reply to RoyceNewton

And I have read 2001 as well, being a mainframe computer programmer in my previous life! LOL

I keep my microphone turned off on my cell phone.

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