Ring Reveals They Give Videos To Police Without User Consent Or A Warrant

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Big Brother is always watching, and he could be at your doorstep. In a concerning breach of privacy, Amazon revealed that it freely provided police with surveillance footage gathered from their Ring product. Amazon Rings are door-mounted personal security cameras that capture video, record conversation-level audio from nearly 8 metres away, and send user alerts when they see something suspicious. In an emergency, police can request footage from Amazon without the Ring user’s knowledge, but what constitutes an emergency is completely at the police’s discretion. Read full article here

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