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Judge orders Amazon to provide Echo recordings in double homicide case… (ICYMI)

In case you missed it, a Judge recently ordered Amazon to hand over recordings captured by Alexa, Amazon’s digital assistant and competitor to Google’s Assistant and Apple’s Siri. 

Note: we recently covered the risks of digital assistants, including Alexa, cautioning litigators to be careful about having confidential conversations within earshot of smart devices. 

Prosecutors told Houran that the device could have been activated during the murder of 48-year-old Christine Sullivan, thought to have been stabbed to death in the kitchen.

Amazon filed a motion to quash on First Amendment grounds but backed off after the suspect said he did not object to Amazon releasing the recordings.

Read the full article here.

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