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AMAZON: ECHO DEVICE SENT CONVERSATION TO FAMILY’S CONTACT

An “unlikely” string of events prompted Amazon’s Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family’s private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle, the company said last week.

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