Amazon’s Newest Delivery: Sidewalk Technology

Amazon’s Echo Show devices are among those that will automatically be added to its shared wireless network scheme, called Amazon Sidewalk.
Amazon's Echo Show devices are among those that will automatically be added to its shared wireless network scheme, called Amazon Sidewalk.
Amazon’s Echo Show devices are among those that will automatically be added to its shared wireless network scheme, called Amazon Sidewalk.
Amazon's Echo Show devices are among those that will automatically be added to its shared wireless network scheme, called Amazon Sidewalk.

Amazon’s Newest Delivery: Sidewalk Technology

Own a Ring security camera or Amazon echo? Get ready for Amazon to deliver something new to your home today, whether you want it or not. Amazon boasts that its new Sidewalk wireless network will help your home devices work better by crowdsourcing internet bandwidth between neighbors. But critics have questions about privacy and security.

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