Amazon is making it easier for users to delete their Alexa data, but the onus is still on the user. https://www.wired.com/story/amazon-echo-show-5-and-alexa-privacy-hub/ This shows that companies view smart speakers as a means to collect #data on their users. Otherwise they'd make #privacy the default https://protonvpn.com/blog/amazon-echo-google-home-facebook-portal-apple-homepod-privacy/
Yeah no kidding, these speakers are downright terrifying. Hard to believe people have no issue letting in a literal eavesdropping device right into their homes like that.
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