Amazon Fire TV this product meets our minimum security standards
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Amazon Fire TV

Review Date 10/23/19

If you are a lover of all things Amazon Prime--video, music, free two-day shipping (if you're lucky)--this could be the streaming stick for you. Stream your Prime video and audio as well as Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, and more. Alexa controls everything by voice while ordering you a pizza for that binge-watching session. Here's to taking couch potato to the next level.

Minimum Security Standards

         

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Encryption
Yes
Uses encryption in transit and at rest.
Security updates
Yes
Does it get regular software/firmware updates?
Strong password
N/A
Do you have to create a strong password?
Manages vulnerabilities
Yes
Is there a system in place for managing security vulnerabilities?
Privacy policy
Yes
Does it have a privacy policy?

Can it snoop on me?

Camera
Device: No | App: No
Microphone
Device: Yes | App: Yes
Tracks Location
Device: Yes | App: Yes

How does it handle privacy?

How does it share data?
Amazon can use your device data for customized marketing and targeted ads, including interest-based ads. This means that data about your viewing habits can be used to target you with custom ads.
Can you delete your data?
Unknown
You can delete data from your device but it may remain on Amazon's servers unless you delete your entire Amazon account
Parental controls?
Yes
Collects biometrics data?
Unknown
User friendly privacy info?
Yes
Amazon's privacy information is written in fairly complex legal language and is not maintained in one central location. However, information about Amazon Fire devices is somewhat more accessible.
Links to privacy information
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What could happen if something went wrong

Amazon could learn all the shows you like to watch and start targeting you with ads for all the product placement products in those TV shows. Those Reeses Cup ads won't go away no matter how hard you try, completely ruining your diet.

How to contact the company

Phone Number No
Email No
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