Most Americans Not OK With Home Security Video Recorded In the Cloud

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jan 21, 2016

A majority of Americans are not OK with their home security video being recorded in the cloud, according to new IPVM survey results.

Inside this note, we examine these statistics and their impact on the growth of VSaaS.

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Comments (5)

Do the respondents have security systems already? Does anyone have a guess what percentage of americans have a video security system?

I'm wondering which way a person who has never had a system would answer that question.

Does anyone have a guess what percentage of americans have a video security system?

See: Home Security Camera Statistics 2016

nocloud

Keefe, that picture is the BEST and sums it up pretty well!

One detailed reason I can think people are hesitant about having their surveillance video in the cloud- control of evidence. For example, someone trespasses and threatens me on my property, and I end up severely injuring or killing them and it's caught on film. If the recorder is on my property, I have more control of it, whether I can demand a warrant for it's seizure or determine if it accidentally got "lost". If it's in the cloud, who knows what the company will do with it. How much trouble will they go through to insure my rights are protected? If it's a really high profile case, who knows if some underpaid tech working for the cloud company decides they want to be an Internet hero and posts the video on YouTube anonymously.

To answer your question about "How Much Trouble you they will go through"

http://www.forbes.com/sites/emmawoollacott/2014/05/23/microsoft-stands-up-to-fbi-over-customer-data/#7c3be2f92fd6

Could you stop the FBI if they wanted your on prem system?

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