Alarm bells Ring for maker of smart doorbells

Amazon is facing legal challenges over the gathering of data by its smart home technology

2nd February, 2020
Alarm bells Ring for maker of smart doorbells
Brian Honan, founder of BH consulting: ‘Many manufacturers see security as a cost’

Amazon has a doorbell problem. Ring, the smart doorbell company it bought in early 2018, has been the subject of a class action lawsuit, which was filed in December. According to the plaintiffs, Ring has allegedly failed to fulfil “its core promise of providing privacy and security for its customers”. Ring has yet to respond to the class action, even as sales continue to climb, but is expected to contest the claims made. Amazon...

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