Civil Rights Organizations Call on Elected Officials to Stop Amazon’s Doorbell Surveillance Partnerships with Police

Today, over 30 civil rights organizations signed an open letter sounding the alarm about Amazon’s spreading Ring doorbell partnerships with police. The letter calls on local, state, and federal officials to use their power to investigate Amazon Ring’s business practices, put an end to Amazon-police partnerships, and pass oversight measures to deter such partnerships in the future. … More Civil Rights Organizations Call on Elected Officials to Stop Amazon’s Doorbell Surveillance Partnerships with Police

Amazon Admits to Keeping Some Alexa Voice Recordings Indefinitely

Amazon have made a worrying admission that they keep Echo devices and Alexa voice recordings indefinitely if the customer doesn’t delete them. The admission came in a letter to Senator Christopher Coons from Amazon VP of public policy Brian Huseman, in which he said; “We retain customers’ voice recordings and transcripts until the customer chooses … More Amazon Admits to Keeping Some Alexa Voice Recordings Indefinitely