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March 13, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

A dozen lawsuits later and it sounds like Airbnb has finally put the kibosh on indoor security cameras in its policies. I’m not an aficionado of the rental properties lifestyle but I suppose I assumed that it was, at the very least, frowned upon beforehand to install security cameras indoors at places like this. Obviously, bathrooms and bedrooms were already a no-go but having a bunch of Norman Bates’ peeping on tenants while having a somewhat ambiguous policy on indoor surveillance...

Airbnb, Andrew Witty, security cameras, Surveillance, UnitedHealthcare, Wyze

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Airbnb bans indoor security cameras


Airbnb bans indoor security cameras

March 12, 2024SSN Staff

SAN FRANCISCO – Airbnb has made updates to its official policy clarifying the use of security cameras indoors at Airbnb properties. In a statement released on March 11, Airbnb said it is banning the use of indoor security cameras in its listings globally as part of its efforts to, “…simplify our policy on security cameras and other devices and to continue to prioritize the privacy of our community.” Previously Airbnb allowed the use of indoor security cameras...

Airbnb, doorbell cameras, Juniper Downs, policy update, security cameras

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LifeShield: Pro 1 deal to open up channels

July 3, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

YARDLEY, Pa.—LifeShield Security's new relationship with Protection 1 not only provides monitoring for LifeShield's customers, but installation options that could attract new customers who don't want to install the company's DIY home security systems themselves, according to a LifeShield executive. LifeShield, based here, offers wireless digital home security systems that are easy to install and are professionally monitored. Last month, the company announced “a new...

Airbnb, America's Top Cop, Dan Marino, DIY, Evan Kramer, John Timoney, LifeShield Security, Protection One, Security Systems News (SSN)

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LifeShield socially savvy about home security

June 4, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

A lot of companies talk about the need to employ social media to promote home security, but LifeShield Security doesn't just talk about it—it's really using the social online space in a wide variety of ways. It doesn't just have a Facebook page, according to a recent company news release, but uses all kinds of social media, from virtual pinboards to viral memes and videos. Yardley, Pa.-based LifeShield offers wireless digital home security systems that are self-installed and professionally...

Airbnb, Dan Marino, John Timoney, LifeShield Security, Security Systems News (SSN), Social Media

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