Amazon Using Police Departments to Sell Ring Cameras

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Amazon subsidiary Ring is partnering with police departments around the United States to distribute security cameras to communities, but in return, police must agree to promote Ring’s products.

Turns out Ring was doing this sort of thing even before the Amazon acquisition.

On a more positive note, footage from a Ring camera helped catch an escaped convict in my neck of the woods.

It’s good that an escaped convict is re-captured. But this is also going to be ammunition for the Ring promoters and their ongoing destruction of privacy, which may not be so good.