Internet-connected doorbells with cameras built in are becoming very popular. Amazon-owned Ring is the best-known product. Google also has the Nest Hello. But the rise of doorbell video has privacy experts worried about the potential for misuse and abuse of these home surveillance devices. Users can shame people or unrightly label people or behavior as suspicious. And the companies that make this tech might have access to the video in ways customers don’t understand. Molly Wood talks with Laura Norén, director of research at Obsidian Security. She says part of the problem is that owners of video doorbells are filming a lot more territory than the terms of service say they should. The following is an edited transcript of their conversation. Read more



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