Closed Cloud Cameras Trashed

By: John Honovich, Published on May 13, 2019

When you buy a camera, do you own it?

Not anymore.

closed cloud cameras in trash

In the world of closed cloud cameras, you may think you are buying a camera but all you are getting is the right to pay a technology company more money every month until they decide to trash it.

Case in point, today, Arlo has announced that their original VueZone line will be trashed 3 months from today.

Inside this note, we examined what happened and why buyers need to understand the growing risks of closed cloud cameras.

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*** **** ******* **** they ***** ***** ******* too?

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Comments (27)

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**: *******

*** “**********” ***** ** a ***** *********, ******* more. 

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****, *** ****** **** about ******** *** ******** the ******* ** *** new ****, ** **** had **** * ***** of ******. **** ***** said, ** ****** ***** for *** *********, *** shows *** ******* **** for ******** ******** *** cloud ******** ****** ** carefully ********/*******, ****.

 

**** ********** *****.

*** *** **** ** re-read *** **** ********** to *******.

**** **. **** *********:

“** *** *** ****, VueZone *** *** **** of *** **** ******** camera ****** **** ******* first ******** *** ******* line,” * ******* ************ told *********. “** **** since **** *********** ************ to **** *** ******** capabilities *** *** *** cameras *** **** *** the ****** *** *** cloud ********* ********.”

“******* *** ********* ** support ***** ****** ******* since *** *********** ** 2012. *************, **** ********, due ** ********* ***********, we ****** ****** ***** the ******* ** **** within *** **** ****** and *** **** *** come ** *********** *** support.”

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**,*** ********* **** ** 2016 - *'* ******** that ****** *** ***** a *** **** ** 2019...

*** ** ***** ** 26,000 *********? **** ** $10.00 * ***** **** is $***,***+ **** *** throwing *** *** ******. Genius! **** ** ******* educated ****** ******* **** show!

** * *** * company **** **,*** ******* subscribers * ***** **** that ****** ** ***** the ******* ****, *** the *********.

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** ******* ******* *** world * ***** ********. Chasing *** ***** ** the ******* ** **** customer **** ** *** wise. **** ******* ******* of ********** **** ******* what *****  ********* **** because ******* **** **** them, *** **** ****** customers.

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*******.*** ***** ******* ***** selling ******* ** **** 2014:

**** ********* ****, ** was ***** *** ****:

** ****** ***** ******* ****, they *** ****** ** discontinued:

 

**'** **** ***** ****** coming **.  *********** *******.  Have *** * ****** customers **** ** ****** and ****'* ******* *** cameras *** ********* (*** not **** ******).

********* **** ** ****** and ****'* ******* *** cameras

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