Ring to Stop Allowing Police to Request Videos From Security Cameras

https://www.nytimes.com/2024/01/28/business/amazon-ring- doorbell-camera-police.html

He knew he’d have problems. The WhatsApp group was buzzing since he’s floated the idea. Phrases like “hole in the fence”, “blind spot” and even “failing in his responsibilities” were now common. Opting out wasn’t going to be easy. It was partly money. He wanted to cancel his overall membership and of course that meant the security went too. But it was also the principle. He refused to use private health, he didn’t want to depend on private policing. But as one neighbour put it: “do you expect the local police to care about one house not in their patch?”