Ring surveillance camera footage exploited for “funny clip” show

[…]Ring Nation, a new twist on the popular clip show genre, from MGM Television, Live PD producer Big Fish Entertainment and Ring.

The series, which will launch on September 26, will feature viral videos shared by people from their video doorbells and smart home cameras.

It’s a television take on a genre that has been increasingly going viral on social media.

The series will feature clips such as neighbors saving neighbors, marriage proposals, military reunions and silly animals.

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Source: Wanda Sykes To Host Syndicated Viral Video Show Featuring Ring – Deadline

How this is not a really scary way to try to normalise the constant and low visibility surveillance enacted by these cameras is a puzzle to me. Making it funny that you’re being spied upon from the doors in the streets.

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