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



On Thu, Apr 27, 2017 at 12:37:40AM -0400, grarpamp wrote:
> https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/amazon-echo-look-bedroom-camera
> 
> The newly announced Echo Look is a virtual assistant with a microphone
> and a camera that's designed to go somewhere in your bedroom,

"This is Siri - STOP that imMEDIATELY!"

"Stop it or you'll go blind .... nya nya nyaaah!"

"Do that again will ya? Take one for team Siri..."

"Oh but it's free Johnny, I'll always be free for you .."


> 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.