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Amazon and Walmart are offering to drop off your purchases inside your home while you watch over live video. There’s one catch: Amazon and Walmart get to hang onto that video. Tech reporter @SamAugustDean explains:  https://lat.ms/2L4Fqhb   https://lat.ms/2L4Fqhb 

Privacy experts are concerned about consumers allowing Walmart and Amazon into their homes while recording video. There’s little accountability or transparency on how these companies store, process, and monetize the recordings of your home. 📸: @GinaFerazzi

Risks include having sensitive home data—like the front door’s smart lock—hacked and released online. Walmart and Amazon could also potentially use imagery from your living room to improve their ad targeting.  http://lat.ms/2L4Fqhb 


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