Police officers in Arkansas are asking Amazon to produce data from one of the company’s Echo devices for possible evidence in a murder investigation, NPR reports. CNET’s Scott Stein said the police are not sure what information is available on the Echo device, but are hoping for any conversations it may have overheard. The case has raised several privacy concerns. “I think about the fuzzy line of where the privacy of data is out there in the cloud,” said Stein. “The question is, will governments or other people be able to access data that you have on request? Will companies comply? How does that work? How does it work in a criminal investigation? Where's that line — because that's — that's the part that is a little mysterious.” MIT Technology Review reports on what Amazon’s role should be in the investigation.
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