Canadian parents will clearly be reconsidering their hope to have Amazon Echo in Canada after this blunder. 6-year-old Brooke Neitzel from Dallas ‘accidently’ ordered a $160 (US) Dollhouse and 4 pounds (1.8kg) of cookies using the family Amazon Echo and Alexa.
Her mom said her child’s innocent interaction with the high-tech gadget led to high-dollar charges. “I thought to myself, ‘I did not order those,’ and I asked my husband, and he said he did not order them,” said Megan Neitzel.
“The next morning, I asked my daughter and she said, ‘I was talking to Alexa about a dollhouse and cookies.'”
Just like that, a more-than-$160 KidKraft Sparkle Mansion dollhouse and four pounds of sugar cookies arrived at the Neitzel home.
See the complete article: GIRL, 6, INADVERTENTLY ORDERS $160 DOLLHOUSE, 4 POUNDS OF COOKIES FROM AMAZON’S ALEXA
Fun times like this are likely to happen more often as these smart devices become more ubiquitous in our homes. See also Alexa getting NSFW with a toddler. More fun certainly awaits.