“Alexa, get me a box of pens, a legal pad, and a Diet Coke!” While this might sound like an order that a hawkish partner at a law firm might bark at a young and innocent associate, this is actually an example of requests that have began to take place in residential homes on a daily basis. With the new Amazon Echo and other voice command and voice recognition devices becoming a regular fixture in homes and offices, one can tackle chores and errands all while sitting on the couch.
This post was originally published on the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal website on February 13, 2017. The original post can be accessed via the Archived Link button above.
Jesin, Joel, "“Alexa, Brief the Case For Me” – Legal Challenges of Voice Command Technology" (2017). AELJ Blog. 144.