Every person who brings a new Echo speaker from Amazon into their home gets automatically recorded every time they utter the “Alexa” wake word. . That is, unless they mute the microphone on the device itself. Or diligently go to the Alexa smartphone app, to manually delete the recordings. . Amazon could offer the option of not recording us, but it doesn’And it will tell you every way but Tuesday how important the recordings are to “improve” the Alexa experience. .