Ring (the Amazon surveillance device) used video captured on Halloween for PR
@Gargron because that's not creepy at all...
@Gargron Normalizing uploading/broadcasting CCTV footage of strangers should not be a thing.
Look at this wacky secret recording we took of you!
@Gargron 11m+ views of this CCTV footage of a kid trick or treating!! (It seems staged - but the premise is still messed up)
@Gargron I've noticed a lot of people filming me with their smartphones in my city and have just come to accept it as a fact. Usually they're just taking videos of crowds for their Instagram story or something, but it weirds me out...
@Gargron we’ve opted for dogs. Not devices. They lower the blood pressure too.
@Gargron “Mashable asked Ring whether the people featured in the videos gave their consent to be used in a publicity stunt. Ring did not immediately respond...” - Prediction: Someday all the people who chose convenience over privacy will greatly regret this decision. I’m looking at you Alexa/Google users.
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