Is that a dark UX pattern?

Is that a dark UX pattern?

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2018/10/09/amazon-patents-new-alexa-feature-knows-offers-medicine/

Saw this article the other and which made me think about is that ethical to have recommendation like this. Or is a helpful suggestion to the user? The main purpose of the recommendation in here is being helpful or just another entry point for more targeted advertising via passive monitoring our daily life.