Amazon, the online retail giant, is beginning a controversial new service in the U.S.
If you live in one of the 37 cities participating, you need simply buy a smart lock and cloud camera, then download the Amazon Key app. When the delivery arrives, your door will unlock for five minutes while the courier steps inside to leave your package, and you can watch the entire process remotely.
Amazon Key is a prime example of putting convenience over our Constitutional right to privacy.— Eugene Gu, MD (@eugenegu) October 25, 2017
Amazon Key must be a joke. I don't even trust my dog with a set of keys to my place.— Amanda Lauren (@AmandaLauren) October 25, 2017
COUPLES COSTUME— Anne T. Donahue (@annetdonahue) October 25, 2017
YOU: amazon key
ME: calling 911 when a stranger walks into my home