Recently, online channels have been buzzing about the launch of Amazon’s latest offering, Amazon Key. The new service lets customers grant in-home access to Amazon delivery staff, using a computerized lock and a webcam for security purposes.
And though Amazon Key is receiving a lot of attention, not all of it is positive. Opinion pieces question Amazon’s intent, along with the repercussions of allowing an unknown person into your home. Comments on Twitter range from embracing Amazon Key to concerns about personal safety. And earlier this week, PC Magazine reported on how the system can be hacked. So what do people really think of the in-home access Amazon Key offers?