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Amazon Intends to Share your Internet with the Public via Echo

by | May 30, 2021 | News | 0 comments

As if Amazon doesn’t have enough info about us already, here’s an article detailing how Amazon plans to share your internet service with your neighbors, without your explicit permission.

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/05/amazon-devices-will-soon-automatically-share-your-internet-with-neighbors/

Users are automatically opted into this “service.” If you want to disable this, you will have to explicitly opt out.

To protect your privacy and security, here is how to turn off Amazon Sidewalk on your Alexa-enabled device:

 

  • Open the Alexa app:
  • Open More and selecting Settings
  • SelectiAccount Settings
  • SelectiAmazon Sidewalk
  • Turn Amazon Sidewalk Off
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