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Amazon-owned MGM makes a viral video show with surveillance footage from Amazon-owned Ring

1 month ago   |   By TechCrunch

MGM is making a viral video show based on footage from Ring security cameras. The syndicated television show, “Ring Nation,” is poised to be a modern-day, surveillance-tinged spin on “America's Funniest Home Videos” with Wanda Sykes as host.
According to a report in Deadline , the show will feature Ring footage of “neighbors saving neighbors, marriage proposals, military reunions and silly animals.” Ring is also known for activities like accidentally leaking people's home addresses and handing over footage to the government without users' permission .
Between January and July of this year...
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Ring's new TV show sounds like a dystopian America's Funniest Home Videos

Ring's new TV show sounds like a dystopian America's Funniest Home Videos

1 month ago   |   By The Verge

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Ring , the Amazon-owned home security company that'll sell you a camera just as swiftly as it will give law enforcement access to that same camera's footage without a warrant, is producing a television show that sounds an invitation to participate in the surveillance state. You know, as a fun family activity.
Deadline reports that Wanda Sykes has signed on to host Ring Nation , a new America's Funniest Home Videos -style clip show from MGM Television, Ring, and Big Fish Entertainment, the production company behind Live P.D. Described as a “daily dose of life's unpredictable...
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