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FTC Is Sending $5.6 Million in Refunds to Ring Customers as Part of a Video Privacy Settlement

The Federal Trade Commission will begin sending more than $5.6 million in refunds to Ring customers as part of a settlement with the company that allowed employees and contractors access to customers’ private videos.

The money comes from a settlement with Amazon, which owns the smart-camera company, over accusations of privacy violations.

The multi-million-dollar agreement comes after a 2023 complaint that Ring’s employees and contractors were able to watch private videos recorded on the company’s commercially available indoor cameras, and that Ring failed to implement security measures to keep hackers out of customer accounts.

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