Amazon to pay $30 million for Alexa and Ring breaches

Ring employee accessed 'thousands' of recordings belonging to female users

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Amazon to pay $30 million for Alexa and Ring breaches

Amazon has agreed to pay the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) an amount exceeding $30 million, to settle allegations of privacy violations within its Alexa and Ring divisions.

That is according to two lawsuits filed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) on the FTC's behalf. In one filing, the FTC alleges that Amazon unlawfully held onto voice and geolocation data of chil...

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