Amazon has a plan to make Alexa mimic anyone's voice

" Inc wants to give customers the chance to make Alexa, the company's voice assistant, sound just like their grandmother -- or anyone else."

"I imagine some of you are looking at this and rolling your eyes like “Ian’s on his bullshit again about something harmless” but I want to highlight one problem among many for you to consider:

at no point does incorporating someone’s voice as your Alexa require their consent."


"What stage of capitalism is waking up to your dead mother's voice informing you there's an Amazon flash sale on the erectile dysfunction medication your toaster overheard you muttering about needing?"

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