Data Privacy & Security Data Privacy & Security

Amazon urges US judge to dismiss privacy claims over Alexa recordings

By Amy Miller
  • 23 Apr 2022 00:17
  • 23 Apr 2022 00:48
Amazon urged a US judge to dismiss claims that its Alexa cloud-based voice assistant recorded people’s voices without their knowledge or consent, violating consumer protection and federal wiretapping laws. Alexa users countered that Amazon doesn't sufficiently explain that the purpose of Alexa devices is to record conversations.
US District Judge

To view the latest version of this document and thousands of others like it, sign-in to MLex or register for a free trial.

Amy Miller

Senior Correspondent

Amy is responsible for the coverage of an array of regulatory and litigation issues pertaining to the Internet, including privacy, data security and antitrust. Formerly a legal reporter for the ALM media group, Miller has closely followed legal trends in Silicon Valley and covered corporate legal departments for online and print publications including The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and The Recorder. Miller is a graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is an award-winning journalist with expertise ranging from education and legal reporting to computer-assisted reporting.

Discover MLex

Stay on top of global regulatory developments

Latest News