Is This A Good Idea? You Can Donate to Presidential Campaigns With Alexa

FILE – In this Sept. 27, 2017, file photo, Amazon Echo and Echo Plus devices, behind, sit near illuminated Echo Button devices during an event announcing several new Amazon products by the company in Seattle. Amazon is expanding its home-security business by buying Ring, the maker of Wi-Fi-connected doorbells. The deal comes months after the online retailer started selling its own Wi-Fi-connected indoor security cameras, which work with its voice-assistant Alexa. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

What can’t Alexa do? She can play music, dim the lights and even tell you when it’s time to wake up and now she is about to take your political donations.

Amazon has announced it will make presidential campaign contributions on your behalf starting next month by simply telling Alexa which candidate you want and how much to donate.

It can be anywhere from $5 to $200 and the money will be taken from the default payment linked to your account.

Will you use Alexa to donate to campaigns? What are your concerns about this service?

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