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WTF Is Amazon Sidewalk and How Do You Disable It?

On June 8, Amazon will automatically activate a new network sharing feature called Amazon Sidewalk for most of the devices it sells. Here's what Amazon Sidewalk actually is, how it'll work, why you may not want it, and (perhaps most importantly) how to opt out if you decide it's not right for you — and your privacy.

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WTF Is Amazon Sidewalk and How Do You Disable It?
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    What Is Amazon Sidewalk and How Do You Disable It?

    What Is Amazon Sidewalk and How Do You Disable It?

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    On June 8, most Amazon Echo smart speakers and smart displays made after 2018, plus a few Ring by Amazon smart doorbells and cameras, will become a Sidewalk Bridge.

    Sidewalk can connect all these devices

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