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Re: motion detection neither means nor requires an internet connection to t'cloud

Well, of course, but it should be encrypted on premises at minimum so that Slurp Inc. can't also trawl through it (or expose the footage to would-be thieves), no?

I for one won't ever use this kind of tat. Use a Raspberry Pi and upload to a NextCloud instance you have somewhere, that's probably 1000% more secure. Of course, you actually have to pay for it vs. having your data sold to pay for the service, so pick one but don't complain if you pick the "Free!" option and get your stuff stolen or held for blackmail for stuff you thought you did in private (that was Wifey in the video, right? Shame if the HD footage ... surfaced somewhere and showed something ... else... )

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