I just tested and it doesn't for me. I can send you the audio if you are
interested.

On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 9:27 AM, Anthony Cole <ahcole...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I was speaking with Barbara Page last night (Barbara's highlighting of this
> issue in a Wikipediocracy blog post
> http://wikipediocracy.com/2017/07/24/alexa/ prompted Andreas to open this
> discussion) last night and she told me when she asks Alexa about ovarian
> cancer these days, Alexa begins with "According to Wikipedia..." Can anyone
> else with Alexa confirm this?
>
> On Sat, 5 Aug 2017 at 3:55 am, Andreas Kolbe <jayen...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I checked in with Adele today, to ask about progress on the Amazon Echo
> > licensing issue, and whether she had a rough idea when she'd be able to
> > report back to us.
> >
> > Adele was happy for me to pass on here that we're unlikely to hear
> anything
> > further about this until September, as Wikimania is looming, and she will
> > be off on a much-needed holiday after that.
> >
> > Adele added that the timeline really depends on the Amazon staff they
> > contacted. While she will let us know as soon as she hears from them, the
> > call required for this type of outreach will probably only happen in
> > September.
> >
> > Best,
> > Andreas
> >
> > On Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 1:29 AM, Adele Vrana <avr...@wikimedia.org>
> wrote:
> >
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I am Adele Vrana, Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Foundation.
> > >
> > > We have contacts at Amazon and will seek to clarify the questions
> raised
> > on
> > > this thread. I will make sure to circle back with you once we have an
> > > update.
> > >
> > > All the best,
> > > Adele
> > >
> > > On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 10:13 AM, Simon Poole <si...@poole.ch> wrote:
> > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Am 27.07.2017 um 18:37 schrieb Andreas Kolbe:
> > > > >
> > > > > Edward Joseph "Ed" Snowden ...
> > > > >
> > > > > I will not spend an hour trying to identify the exact article
> version
> > > > that
> > > > > matches Alexa's output in that video best, but it's safe to assume
> > that
> > > > > this inserted "Ed", too, came from Wikipedia, even though it had
> gone
> > > by
> > > > > the time the video was uploaded to YouTube.
> > > >
> > > > The current (full) answer is
> > > >
> > > > 'Edward Joseph "Ed" Snowden, the American computer professional
> former
> > > > CIA employee, and government contractor who leaked classified
> > > > information from the U.S. National Security Agency in 2013.'
> > > >
> > > > Now obviously there could be -lots- going on behind the scenes, for
> > > > example long term caching of search results (difficult to believe
> that
> > > > Bing would allow that if it is really from them, but who knows) and
> so
> > > on.
> > > >
> > > > Simon
> > > >
> > > >
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