How to Make a Cloud-Free Security Camera for $3

A DIY device that won’t hand your data over to Amazon, Google, or anyone else

Dave Gershgorn
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I like the idea of having a security camera, but there are two drawbacks to most of the options on the market. They either send video to the cloud, meaning you’re not in control of that data and typically have to pay a monthly fee, or they cost more than

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Dave Gershgorn
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Senior Writer at OneZero covering surveillance, facial recognition, DIY tech, and artificial intelligence. Previously: Qz, PopSci, and NYTimes.