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Amazon.com's Ring gave police data without user consent 11 times in 2022

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Amazon's smart-doorbell company, Ring, has provided surveillance footage to law enforcement without a warrant or the consent of doorbell-owners. The disclosure highlights the degree of Amazon's control over data generated by the doorbells' cameras and microphones. Sen. Ed Markey said he is concerned that biometric surveillance could become central to the growing web of surveillance systems that Amazon and other tech companies are responsible for.
2 months ago·Seattle, United States

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Amazon.com's Ring gave police data without user consent 11 times in 2022

Amazon.com's Ring doorbell unit, which makes videos of the outside of an owner's home, gave footage to law enforcement without the user's consent 11 times so far this year, the company said.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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The GuardianThe Guardian

Amazon gave Ring doorbell videos to US police 11 times without permission

The company has said it will not share customer information with law enforcement without consent, a warrant or in an emergency

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Amazon handed Ring footage to police without user consent

Amazon has provided Ring doorbell footage to law enforcement 11 times this year without the user’s permission

2 months ago·United States
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Amazon handed Ring footage to police without user consent

Amazon has provided Ring doorbell footage to law enforcement 11 times this year without the user’s permission, a revelation that’s bound to raise more privacy and civil liberty concerns about its video-sharing agreements with police departments across the country.

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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Amazon's Ring has provided doorbell footage to police without owners' consent 11 times so far this year

Amazon's smart-doorbell company, Ring, has provided surveillance footage to law enforcement without a warrant or the consent of doorbell-owners 11 times this year alone, according to a letter Amazon (AMZN) sent to Congress earlier this month.

2 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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Amazon handed Ring footage to police without user consent

Amazon has provided Ring doorbell footage to law enforcement 11 times this year without the user’s permission. The disclosure came in a letter Amazon sent on July 1 and was

2 months ago·United States
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