If you think you can get away from the Big Tech surveillance aparatus by taking a vacation, think again. Mariott has struck a deal with Amazon to put its intrusive Alexa-powered Echo listenting devices in every hotel room. expect other hotels to make similar deals.
As Gizmodo observes, “Privacy in a hotel room is expected, but placing an always-listening voice assistant with a history of eavesdropping in a hotel room could make guests wary…”
Quick Tip: Before doing anything in your hotel room, make sure you unplug any “smart” devices. Your policy should include smart TVs as well as Google Home, Amazon Echo, and similar smart devices.