Finally, Amazon breaks silence on the issue — According to Bloomberg, Amazon will let Alexa users opt-out of human review of their voice recordings, a move that follows criticism that the program violated customers’ privacy.

The new policy will be offered through an option in the settings menu of the Alexa smartphone app, to remove their recordings from a pool that could be analyzed by Amazon employees and contract workers, a spokeswoman said.

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