Amazon’s nightmare surveillance network is going mobile.
Not merely content to film both the outside and inside of your home from fixed points, the company announced Thursday a Ring drone that will fly around the interior of your home, shooting and livestreaming video in the process. Say hello to the Always Home Cam, a product that’s very existence poses the question: What the absolute fuck is Amazon thinking?
According to Amazon, its latest connected monstrosity will cost $249. And don’t worry, an Amazon liveblog made clear that this aerial peeping Tom won’t violate your privacy — unlike, say, the hacker who watched and yelled slurs at an 8-year-old girl through a Ring camera, or the Ring contractors who reportedly watched customer videos… or the Ring employees who tried to watch customer videos. Read more…
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