Amazon says it’s considered face scanning in Ring doorbells


As it is Amazon already shares the streaming video from these doorbells with over 400 police departments. Consider that if the neighbor across the street puts one of these things in.

(From The AP)

Amazon has considered adding facial recognition technology to its Ring doorbell cameras, according to a letter to a U.S. senator defending its video-sharing partnerships with police.

The company told Sen. Ed Markey that facial recognition is a “contemplated, but unreleased feature” of its home security cameras but that there are no plans to coordinate that feature with its law enforcement partnerships.

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