• Court rules that Ring video doorbell invaded neighbor's privacy

    7 days ago - By Tech Radar

    A judge in the UK has ruled that a homeowner's Ring Video Doorbell constituted an invasion of their neighbor's privacy, in a court case that could have big implications for how smart security cameras are designed and used. The homeowner who installed the smart doorbell and another security camera, Jon Woodard of Oxfordshire, UK, faces a substantial fine after the judge upheld a claim by his neighbor, Dr Mary Fairhurst, that the doorbell's video and audio recording features broke data laws and could contribute to harassment. Woodard insisted that his home security system was intended to...
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  • UK judge rules Ring video doorbell breach of neighbor's privacy

    UK judge rules Ring video doorbell breach of neighbor's privacy

    7 days ago - By iMore

    Jon Woodard will have to pay up to £100,000 to his neighbor in compensation...
    What you need to know
    A shocking UK court case has ruled that a man who installed a Ring doorbell camera at his home violated his neighbor's privacy.
    A judge has ruled that Jon Woodard violated the Data Protection act and UK GDPR laws because his cameras recorded his neighbor.
    He could be forced to pay £100,000 in compensation.
    A UK judge has ruled that a man who installed two Amazon Ring Doorbells at his home in Oxfordshire breached his neighbor's privacy and owes her thousands of pounds in compensation.
    The...
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