POLL: Majority of people say video doorbells DON’T breach privacy
A VIDEO camera door bell could land a Thame homeowner with a £100,000 court bill – after a judge ruled that the CCTV-enabled device breached his neighbour’s privacy.
We asked our readers in a poll whether they think video doorbells breach the privacy of others and the majority (58 per cent) said no, while 27 per cent said yes.
Some people were undecided, with 16 per cent saying ‘maybe’.
Amazon UK, which owns the Ring doorbell brand, urged its customers to respect their neighbours’ privacy and comply with ‘any applicable laws’.
Features had been installed on the devices aimed at ensuring others’ privacy, including limits on areas where movement could be detected and the camera switched on.
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