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Claim: Amazon Has 'No Limit' On How It Can Listen To And Store Private Conversations


Parker said on Wednesday there is "no limit" to how Amazon is storing and listening to private conversations, adding that these recordings "could potentially be used against you in a court of law or for other purposes."

"If you're having a conversation in front of an Alexa-enabled device, Amazon is not guaranteeing you any privacy," Parker said in a discussion on stage with CNBC's Hadley Gamble at the Milken Institute MENA Summit.

Amazon came under fire last year when an Echo device reportedly secretly recorded a family's conversation and sent it to a random person. Amazon blamed the incident on Alexa misinterpreting a set of commands.

A spokesperson for Amazon told CNBC that customer trust is of the utmost importance, sit takes privacy seriously.

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