A woman was shocked to discover how much information Amazon had collected on her from just a few devices – and created a video to shared the shocking truth with others.
TikTok star @my.data.not.yours uploaded a clip for her fans documenting all the information that the tech giant had collected about her.
She said she put in a request but didn’t expect them to have too much, but was ‘not totally comfortable’ with what she discovered.
It turned out that Amazon had her location, all her phone contacts, and thousands and thousands of recordings of her voice – collected from products that she gladly bought and placed in her home.
In the video, she said: “I requested all the data that Amazon has on me, and here’s what I found.
“For reference, I have two dots and one echo, plus a few smart bulbs.”
She then opens a zip filed that had previously been downloaded and it contains many folders, which are titled ‘Alerts’, ‘Answers’, ‘Audio and Transition’, ‘Lists’, ‘Routines’, ‘Shopping’, ‘Skills’, and ‘Video’, amongst others.
She continued: “I decided to click on the audio one and this is what they have. These are all short voice clips which is so scary and this is one of me turning on the light. There are 3534 short audio clips in this folder alone.
“I then clicked on contacts and it turns out they have a full list of contacts from my phone and I never remember syncing that.
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