The video doorbell at your house sees a lot. It's not just who's on your front steps -- it's people walking on the sidewalk, cars driving on the street, even wild animals passing through. Some of that may be of interest to law enforcement.
Sometimes, the police might want access to your doorbell's video recordings in a hurry, and in certain emergency situations they can seek that from companies like Amazon's Ring and Google's Nest without a warrant and without your consent. CNET's Ry Crist explains what that's all about, including how the companies respond to such requests and what you can do about it.
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