The Monitoring Association, a major non-profit trade organization representing home security companies, has released a statement saying it is “troubled” by partnerships between local law enforcement and Ring, Amazon’s home surveillance company.
The statement comes after extensive reporting by Motherboard and Gizmodo has revealed the scope and nature of these partnerships, which, in part, require police to promote Ring products either implicitly or explicitly.
Ring is a member of TMA, according to a TMA Organization Directory search conducted by Motherboard. Ring is listed in the directory as “Ring Protect Inc,” its website (ring.com) is listed, and
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