Privacy: Amazon disables customer's smart devices after misunderstanding
Yet another reason to not trust Big Tech or "The Cloud" with your house (or data, or anything else).
Article and image originally posted on Medium.com:
On Wednesday, May 31, 2023, I finally regained access to my Amazon account after an unexpected and unwarranted lockout that lasted nearly a week, from Thursday, May 25. This wasn’t just a simple inconvenience, though. I have a smart home, and my primary means of interfacing with all the devices and automations is through Amazon Echo devices via Alexa. This incident left me with a house full of unresponsive devices, a silent Alexa, and a lot of questions.
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