You may have seen a video making the rounds recently where a woman suspiciously asks her "Alexa" device if she's connected to the United States' CIA. When she makes the inquiry, Alexa - which up until then had easily answered her questions - went quiet, as if it were ignoring the question. It was kind of spooky.
Alexa Device Ignores Question "Are You Connected to the CIA?"
To see what would happen, another guy decided to ask his Google Home the same series of questions. Like Alexa, the Google Home says that it hasn't been programmed to lie. Also like Alexa, the Google Home easily explains what the CIA is.
But when he asks his Google Home if it's connected to the CIA...