I Now Call Alexa to the Stand: What Criminal Law Can Learn from Civil Law When It Comes to E-Discovery | Exterro, Inc. - JDSupra. The laws of evidence are getting a work out from new methods of data storage; not the least of which are recordings made by the Amazon Echo, and other new always listening computer devices becoming common in the home and office. Of course, issues of relevancy, materiality, privacy, jurisdiction, privilege, and other prickly issues are being determined as the law and technology develops. Alexa won't be actually called as a witness; but, the persons and entities responsible for storage of the data will be. It's a brave new world. Be careful out there.