Amazon Refuses To Comply With Police Request In Arkansas Murder Case
|12/29/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Amazon is opposing a judge’s order to turn over audio data from a murder suspect’s artificially intelligent speaker ― the Amazon Echo ― to authorities in Arkansas.
According to The Information, Bentonville police served two search warrants ordering Amazon to turn over “electronic data in the form of audio recordings, transcribed records, text records and other data contained on an Amazon Echo device” belonging to James Bates.
Bates is accused of killing 47-year-old Victor Collins, who was found dead in Bates’ hot tub in November 2015. During a search of the residence, authorities seized Bates’ Amazon Echo, which read more >>>