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ring

Cities Asked Ring to Share ‘Registry Lists’ of Customers Who Bought Surveillance Cameras

Police want the names and addresses of people who own Ring cameras so they can tap into a private surveillance network.
Caroline Haskins
19 hours ago
ring

Police Promised Witnesses Free Ring Surveillance Cameras If They Testified Against Neighbors

The police department of El Monte, CA started a “Ring Reward Program” about a month before it entered a partnership with Ring.
Caroline Haskins
8.15.19
Breaking News

Six Police Officers Shot in Ongoing Active Shooting in Philadelphia

This is a developing news story. Please refresh for updates.
Tess Owen
8.15.19
terrorism

Teen Who Snapchatted 'Time to Blow Up the Plane' Before Flying to Guatemala Just Got Arrested

His chats were complete with bomb emojis and smiley faces.
Kelly Vinett
8.14.19
food-wtf

Five Burger King Workers Fired After Allegedly Drawing Cartoon Pig on Cop's Burger

Since the photo of his meal went viral, the officer has appeared on 'Fox & Friends' and received an over-the-top apology from Burger King.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.12.19
ring

Ring Told People to Snitch on Their Neighbors in Exchange for Free Stuff

Ring helped people form private ‘Digital Neighborhood Watches’ where they report ‘suspicious activity’ in exchange for free Ring products and discounts, according to a presentation obtained by Motherboard.
Caroline Haskins
8.10.19
ring

Ring Partnerships With Police Are ‘Troubling,’ Home Security Lobbyists Say

Home security trade organization The Monitoring Association said that it is troubled by reports of Ring partnerships with law enforcement that are designed to promote Ring products.
Caroline Haskins
8.9.19
ring

New Map Reveals That At Least 231 Cities Have Partnered With Ring

An interactive map, researched and compiled as a personal project by an incoming college senior, gives the most comprehensive view of Ring’s partnerships with law enforcement to date.
Caroline Haskins
8.8.19
ring

Everything You Need to Know About Ring, Amazon’s Surveillance Camera Company

How does Ring partner with police? Are there privacy concerns with Ring doorbells? What is the Neighbors app? This, and other things we’ve learned from 1,400 pages of public records.
Caroline Haskins
8.8.19
ring

Amazon Is Coaching Cops on How to Obtain Surveillance Footage Without a Warrant

Ring, Amazon’s home surveillance company, is teaching police how to convince residents to share camera footage with them.
Caroline Haskins
8.6.19
amazon

US Cities Are Helping People Buy Amazon Surveillance Cameras Using Taxpayer Money

Documents obtained by Motherboard show that Ring uses partnership and promotional agreements in order to contractually obligate public officials to promote its products.
Caroline Haskins
8.2.19
crime

Police Cutting Back on Manhunt For BC Murder Suspects

The RCMP say they’ve scoured 11,000 square kilometres in their search, but they haven’t found the pair, accused of killing three.
Mack Lamoureux
7.31.19
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