“Alexa, play some music” isn’t the only time Amazon is listening to you. We’ve invited voice technology into our homes and trusted tech companies to keep our private lives private. That’s a mistake.+56Think twice before you let Alexa into your house, amirite?

"Amazon’s voice recognition software only listens when you say the word “Alexa,” right?

That’s what most Echo and Dot buyers think because that’s what the advertising leads you to believe."