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A privacy win: Amazon limits police access to your Ring camera

Posted on AllSides January 29th, 2024
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In a bold move championing individual privacy, Amazon Ring has announced a significant policy shift. Starting February 2024, Ring will no longer facilitate police requests for home security footage through its Neighbors app. This decision marks a pivotal change in the balance between security and privacy.

Ring, a household name in home security, has faced criticism for its past practices of sharing security videos with police without user consent. The company's latest software update, detailed in a recent blog post by Eric Kuhn, head of the Neighbors platform, highlights the removal of...

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