Is Amazon creepier than Google at this point?


Amazon vs. Google

Did someone distribute a privacy-related memo of some kind at
Amazon recently — one that declares, at this point, there are no
rules anymore? Because there have been a steady stream of reports
out of the company for months now that make it seem like the
internet retail giant is trying as hard as it possibly can to be
even creepier than Google.

The latest evidence came just this week, with news that the
smart home company Ring which Amazon paid more than $1 billion to
acquire has allegedly been violating its customers’ privacy in a
shocking way — via its engineers and executives who reportedly
have had “highly privileged access” to live customer camera feeds.
That’s according to The
Intercept
, which quoted sources in recent days who also
disclosed the existence of a Ring R&D team in Ukraine that
could apparently access a folder containing “every video created by
every Ring camera around the world.”


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Is Amazon creepier than Google at this point?