Amazon’s Ring Security Camera Let Employees Spy on Customers

Ring, the company known for their smart doorbells, is coming under fire recently where according to a report from The Intercept (via 9to5Google), it seems that the company gave employees full access to the live camera feeds of their customers. This included the ones facing outwards, but also cameras inside the homes of customers.It was even reported that the company has a team tasked with object identification where it would tag things like “people kissing”, or “stealing”, or “firing guns”. According to their source, they claim that they have not seen anyone actually abuse the footage that they had access to, but the fact that they do is rather worrying. After all such devices are meant to help keep us secure, and this definitely doesn’t feel like it.It was also reported that Ring engineers also spied on each other where they later teased each other about the dates that they brought home. It also seems to be rather easy to access the cameras and all they needed was an email address, meaning that it wouldn’t

Amazon’s Ring Security Camera Let Employees Spy on Customers

Companies supposedly devoted to bringing us smart-home breakthroughs are often violating the privacy of their customers in significant ways. The post Amazon’s Ring Security Camera Let ...

Mon 14 Jan 19 from Extremetech

Reports raise video privacy concerns for Amazon-owned Ring

Amazon -owned smart doorbell maker Ring is facing claims that might give some smart home enthusiasts pause. Recent reports from The Intercept and The Information have accused the company of ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from TechCrunch

Ring Reportedly Gave Employees Full Access To Live Camera Feeds

Ring, the company known for their smart doorbells, is coming under fire recently where according to a report from The Intercept (via 9to5Google), it seems that the company gave employees full ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Ubergizmo

Amazon's Ring let employees watch live footage from customers' cameras, report claims

A new report claims Ring, the smart doorbell company owned by Amazon, allowed its employees to watch live footage from customers' cameras without their knowledge.

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Daily Mail

Ring let employees watch customer videos, claim reports

Smart doorbell company Ring allowed employees to share unencrypted customer videos with each other, according to reports by both The Intercept and The Information. The reports say ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from The Verge

Ring reportedly gave employees access to customer video feeds

Ring's privacy practices have come under scrutiny in recent months and the latest report from The Intercept details just how lax the company has been when it comes to users' ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Engadget

Home security company Ring responds to claims of privacy violations

The company has hit back at claims of employees gaining access to customers' camera feeds.

Mon 14 Jan 19 from Techradar

Ring employees can reportedly access customers' live camera feeds

The Amazon-owned company reportedly gave its employees access to camera footage inside and outside customers' homes.

Fri 11 Jan 19 from Techradar

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