Amazon Plans Ring Facial Recognition-Based ‘Watch List’, Report


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Amazon’s facial recognition would alert Ring users if “suspicious” individuals are near their house.

Amazon is planning to use facial recognition software and its Ring smart home security devices to create an artificial-intelligence enabled “neighborhood watch list,” according to reports.

According to internal documents reviewed by The Intercept, the “watch list” would automatically alert a Ring owner with a “suspicious activity prompt” on their mobile phones when an individual that was deemed “suspicious” was captured in the camera frame.

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