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Amazon's latest way into your life is through the front door

If customers consent, smart locks can allow couriers to unlock their doors to deliver packages

An Amazon Cloud Cam, part of the online retailer's kit enabling in-home delivery, which it says will guarantee protection for customers in case a driver damages or steals something inside a home.


FOR many online shoppers, packages often linger for distressingly long hours outside their homes, where they can be stolen or soaked by rain. Now, if customers give it permission, Amazon's couriers will unlock the front doors and drop packages inside when no one is home.


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