Amazon Echo Dot Does Not Wipe Personal Content After Factory Reset

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I wanna start by saying I am not defending Amazon in anyway. However, this article might be a bit sensationalized based on how things are deleted from memory. When things are deleted, the data remains, but the file extension is erased and the memory That was being taken up it’s unlocked to be written over. Until that data is written over, it is technically still there. This is how it has always worked. To protect your data from being hacked on any device,All the data must be completed and then written over again. However, even then, traces may still be left behind.


All digital devices are like this, which is why I smash everything to hell with a hammer before disposing of them.


I always thought all of my information was on the Amazon servers


And no one is surprised


Wait. People were thinking they didn’t store personal data?