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From the Pages of Orlando Weekly: The Smart Doorbell Ring system and Privacy rights

When you buy a smart doorbell, it’s usually in order to gain more control over your safety. But as more and more people buy these devices, they may not realize what types of control they’re giving away. The Ring system’s camera and intercom link with your phone to give you a visual if a car or person approaches your home, and the ability to speak to the presumed intruder. With the add-on app, you can share these videos with your neighbors — and the police, who partner with Ring to monitor the app through their own portal. What people may not realize when they agree to Ring’s terms of service is that they’ve signed away a significant chunk of their …
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Jermaine Jones, a patrol officer with the Daytona Police Department,  wears a body camera to record his interactions with the public.. Photo: Renata Sago, WMFE.
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Privacy concerns loom as use of body cameras grows

As law enforcement agencies try to build trust with their communities, they’re turning to body cameras. The technology is being trialed in police departments across Florida, including Daytona Beach, the University of Central Florida and the Orlando Police Department. Fans of body cameras say they can help enhance a police department’s transparency. But as 90.7’s Renata Sago reports the technology is so new there are still big questions about how to use it – and its impact on privacy.
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