Report: Amazon employs thousands to listen to Alexa conversations

Amazon reportedly employs thousands of full-time workers and contractors in several countries, including the United States, Costa Rica and Romania, to listen to as many as 1,000 audio clips in shifts that last up to nine hours. The audio clips they listen to were described as “mundane” and even sometimes “possibly criminal,” including listening to a potential sexual assault.

…The report said Amazon doesn’t “explicitly” tell Alexa users that it employs people to listen to the recordings. 

Report: Amazon employs thousands to listen to Alexa conversations

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