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Gratuitous Cloud Shared Spycams with Mic's in Your Bedroom: Now A Reality


The newly announced Echo Look is a virtual assistant with a microphone
and a camera that's designed to go somewhere in your bedroom,
bathroom, or wherever the hell you get dressed. Amazon is pitching it
as an easy way to snap pictures of your outfits to send to your
friends when you're not sure if your outfit is cute, but it's also got
a built-in app called StyleCheck that is worth some further
dissection. [...] "All photos and video captured with your Echo Look
are securely stored in the AWS cloud and locally in the Echo Look app
until a customer deletes them," a spokesperson for the company said.
"You can delete the photos or videos associated with your account
anytime in the Echo Look App." Motherboard also asked if Echo Look
photos, videos, and the data gleaned from them would be sold to third
parties; the company did not address that question.