“Connected objects, specifically conversational agents like Google Home, bring a new dimension to interaction and could become a mean of influencing individuals. They are currently neither regulated nor evaluated and very obscure. Based on the study of “nudges”, techniques to modify the behavior of people, the team of Laurence Devillers “Affective and social dimensions in the spoken interactions” with Ioana Vasilescu, Gilles Adda of LIMSI – CNRS, and the “Digital Economy” team from the RITM laboratory; Grazia Cecere, Fabrice Le Guel and Serge Pajak, University Paris-Sud, have decided to collaborate to highlight the importance of ethics in the creation of these objects”: Bad Nudge-Bad Robot ? project: Nudge and Ethics in human-machine verbal interaction