June 8, 2021

Surveillance and Privacy Concerns with Amazon’s new neighborhood wireless network “Sidewalk”


Amazon introduced Sidewalk, a neighborhood wireless network, to boost connection for devices within individual homes. Ryan Calo highlighted that it could possibly extend home surveillance techniques, increase costs, and decrease speed. Amazon has addressed some concerns by utilizing encryption and more user choice.


For further reading, please see:

Amazon Indoor Ring Drone, Privacy
October 2, 2020, International Business Times, Wacky Indoor Amazon Drone Takes On Privacy Skeptics

Amazon Indoor Ring Drone, Privacy
September 24, 2020, GeekWire, Drone home: Amazon’s new Ring indoor security camera gives flight to new privacy concerns