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‘Get to Know Me’ Privacy Risks, Pros and Cons of Publicly Sharing Ring Doorbell Footage

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In episode 318, we discuss the trending ‘get to know me’ posts on social media platforms like Instagram and the potential risks of sharing personal information publicly, particularly in light of potential misuse for password resetting. We recount a similar trend observed years ago when social media was in its infancy. The second topic covers Ring’s decision to discontinue its ‘Request for assistance’ feature on its Neighbors app which initially allowed police to publicly request doorbell footage without a warrant. We explore various viewpoints on this topic, including the need for warrants, privacy concerns, and the potential misuse of information, while also highlighting different methods of ensuring online security.

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The latest ‘Get to Know Me’ trend on Instagram might seem like harmless fun, but think twice.
https://www.linkedin.com/posts/flaviusplesu_the-latest-get-to-know-me-trend-on-instagram-activity-7155491475215040512-Sugs/

Ring steps back from sharing video with police — mostly
https://www.theverge.com/2024/1/24/24049165/ring-police-neighbors-app-clips-search-warrant

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