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Amazon's Ring logs every motion and app action

Amazon's Ring logs every motion detected and the exact time they are logged.

According to details revealed from a data request submitted by the BBC, the doorbell also stores every interaction with the Ring app, including the device and mobile network used.

Independent privacy expert Frederike Kaltheuner said: "What's most interesting is not just the data itself, but all the patterns and insights that can be learned from it.

"Knowing when someone rings your door, how often, and for how long, can indicate when someone is at home.

"If nobody ever rang your door, that would probably say something about your social life as well."

Amazon has explained it uses the information to evaluate, manage and improve its services and products.

In terms of "camera events" documented, moments recorded by the company included "a motion being detected by the cameras' sensors", a doorbell "ding" when the button was pressed by a visister and "a remote 'on-demand' action" where the user requsted a live video and audio feed.

Other details included every time someone opened the app, when they "zoomed in" to view footage more clearly using a finger-pinch and different "screen taps".

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