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How to Stop Strangers From Listening to Your Alexa Chats & More Helpful Tips

Alexa can be incredibly helpful, but it's worth paying attention to who's behind the curtain. Because, despite what many people assume, Alexa depends on real humans listening in on a share of conversations and transcribing those requests. Here's how to stop strangers from listening to your chats (and why you should), plus more tips and tricks, including how to see if Amazon is stealing your bandwidth for Sidewalk.

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