Yup, Your Amazon Echo Could Be Sharing Your Wi-Fi


  • Your Amazon Echo is helping build a Wi-Fi network for Amazon right under your nose and you don't even realize it. 
  • That's right, your Amazon Echo will share your Wi-Fi network with your neighbors unless you opt-out of the feature. 
  • The sharing is made possible because of Amazon Sidewalk a feature that according to Amazon, makes devices work better by extending low-range bandwidth to ensure the devices in your home remain online. 
  • For instance, if you and your neighbor have Amazon products and you both haven't opted out when your neighbor buys a Ring camera the camera can send data via your wi-fi signal. 

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