Home security cameras catch more than intruders


A person presses a Ring doorbell. People are discovering that their home security technology provides something beyond surveillance: entertainment. — Dreamstime/TNS

ALBANY, New York: Alex Monticello installed a doorbell camera at his home for convenience, so he could see who was at the door and whether or not a delivery had arrived. He didn’t expect to film himself falling on ice.

Monticello, uninjured in the fall, posted the clip to social media to the delight of friends and family – joining the thousands of people who discovered their home security technology provides something beyond surveillance: entertainment.

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