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10.15.19

Extinction Rebellion Doesn't Give a Shit About London Cops' Protest Ban

The group's co-founder climbed a building Tuesday morning — and was promptly arrested.

9.5.19

Ring Has Given ‘Active Camera’ Maps of Its Customers to Police

Several months before Ring donated 80 Ring doorbells to the Gwinnett County Police Department, Ring gave two maps of “active” Ring cameras in the county to police.

8.21.19

Maine Cops: Actually, There Are Laws When You're Drinking Claws

The Portland police department says your summer slogan is a lie.

8.20.19

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.

8.15.19

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.

8.9.19

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.

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8.7.19

White Supremacists Are Meeting to Talk About Charlottesville in Florida. The Local Cops Aren't Worried.

Florida’s League of the South, a white supremacist neo-Confederate group, is hosting an event at a plush wedding venue called Casa Isabel on Saturday.

8.6.19

Revealed: The Secret Scripts Amazon Gives to Cops to Promote Ring Surveillance Cameras

Documents obtained by Motherboard reveal that Ring provides 46 standardized comments that cops can post on social media, and several documents with scripted responses to possible questions from the public.

8.6.19

Galveston Police Are Very Sorry They Led a Black Man Behind Horses with a Rope

“Our officers showed poor judgement," the police chief said.

8.2.19

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.

7.29.19

Cops in Arizona Tried a PR Stunt and It Backfired Horribly

Turns out ticketing people for good behavior isn't funny in Sheriff Joe Arpaio's old turf.

7.29.19

Amazon Told Police It Has Partnered With 200 Law Enforcement Agencies

Ring’s partnerships with law enforcement could be far more more widespread than previously reported.

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