If you happen to have a 'smart' voice assistant appliance in your house, (they're getting harder to avoid these days, especially if you want say wireless multiroom audio), one thing I recommend you do is configure your router's firewall to refuse forwarding any traffic with the source MAC address of the voice enabled appliance from your lan to wan, (outside internet), that way you don't have to trust the vendor not to record 24/7 - you can just enable/disable the firewall rule as needed.


OpenWrt has this under Network => Firewall => Traffic Rules, but it's going to be similar under derivatives like ASUS-WRT.

But basically any router that doesn't just have a basic smartphone app to manage it should be able to do it.

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