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Ring: Innovative Security Device or a Threat to Privacy?

Megan Lulley, Sean Morrison, James S. O’Rourke
January 15, 2023
SKU:
BUS-008895
Region: 
North America
Topic: 
Operations, Ethics & Social Justice
Length: 
8 pages
Keywords: 
Data Privacy, Doorbell Cameras, Unwarranted Data Sharing, Terms of Service
Student Price: 
$4.00 (€3.66)
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Ring: Amazon’s Innovative Security Device or a Threat to Privacy? Lulley, M.; Morrison, S.; O’Rourke, J. S. (editor) Amazon’s smart doorbell company, Ring, has received attention in the media for releasing video and audio footage to law enforcement from customers’ cameras without permission. Amazon has full discretion to determine whether to share footage in the absence of consent and/or a warrant. The issue is to what extent Amazon should protect its users’ data.