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Amazon’s Smart Doorbell Is Creepy as Hell

The dark future of neighborhood watch has arrived

Bea Bischoff
Published in
9 min readNov 8, 2018

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Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images

RRing, an Amazon-owned smart doorbell company, wants to help you and your neighbors gossip about “suspicious activity” on your street with a standalone app called Neighbors. The app, which was introduced in May, encourages people to bring the surveillance state home…

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Bea Bischoff
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Queer writer and lawyer talking law & millennial feelings in Slate, BuzzFeed, DAME etc. She/her.