Future of Home Automation May Be Local After Ring Privacy Concerns

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Privacy Concerns Home Automation Data Storage

The Ring home security system has faced scrutiny in recent months for its alleged privacy breaches. Instead of completely writing off the technology, consumers have been exploring the option of local home automation systems that promise the security of their personal information. A recent study from Gizmodo stated that the Ring was able to pinpoint the general location of users … Read More

Facebook Updates Privacy and Security Measures

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Facebook Privacy Settings

As the world of the internet continues to evolve, privacy continues to be a great concern amongst users worldwide. One of the obstacles, however, is how this concern is translated between the user and the providers of the services they use. Users like to have control over how their information is used, displayed, and stored, especially in the over-sharing culture … Read More

“Ring” Doorbell and “Neighbors” App Cause Privacy Concerns

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Ring Doorbell Neighbors Expose Location

The popular video doorbell system, Ring, is one of many technological innovations that was created to make our lives easier and more secure. However, a recent study by Gizmodo found that these devices may not be protecting consumer privacy as they had promised. The company Ring is owned by Amazon and manufactures home security products like motion-detecting cameras and video … Read More