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How Amazon Ring uses domestic violence to market doorbell cameras

Partnerships with law enforcement give smart cameras to the survivors of domestic violence. But who does it really help?

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How Amazon Ring uses domestic violence to market doorbell cameras
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    For years, Amazon Ring has pursued police partnerships. Now, some partners are experimenting with a more targeted use case: doorbell cameras to fight domestic violence.

    For years, Amazon Ring has pursued police partnerships. Now, some partners are experimenting with a more targeted use case: doorbell cameras to fight domestic violence.

    Advocates for survivors say the approach could end up doing more harm than good.

    More on Amazon, Ring doorbell cameras, and surveillance

    Video doorbell firm Ring says its devices slash crime—but the evidence looks flimsy

    Video doorbell firm Ring says its devices slash crime—but the evidence looks flimsy

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