‘Smart Home’ Device Calls 911 in Domestic Violence Case

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As smart home devices like the Amazon Echo and the Google Home become more and more common, there has been a growing fear among privacy advocates about the implications of "always-on" speakers that could record illicit dealings, McClatchy Newspapers reports. A smart speaker saved the day in one case, inadvertently causing a New Mexico man to call police as he threatened his girlfriend and her child. 

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