Security or Surveillance: Amazon’s Ring and the Police

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A deep-dive into Amazon's willingness to give law enforcement access to videos from its Ring smart doorbells. More than 400 police departments across the U.S. have signed up to participate, creating a massive surveillance network. Civil rights groups and U.S. senators decry the move, calling it an invasion of privacy. Proponents believe it can help to deter crime. Here's who's involved, how Amazon cultivated these relationships, the security risks, and everything else you need to know.

Security or Surveillance: Amazon’s Ring and the Police