Brave New World of Home Deliveries Has Arrived

Amazon rolls out 'Key' service, allowing strangers to enter your home
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 25, 2017 1:43 PM CDT
Amazon is launching its 'Key' service, which allows deliveries into your home when you're not there.   (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

(Newser) – Amazon has been working on ideas about how to foil "porch pirates," and on Wednesday it unveiled a service to do just that—by removing the porch from the equation. The only catch is customers will have to be OK with giving a delivery person access to their front door. The system, called Amazon Key, uses a combination of a "smart lock" and a security camera to allow delivery drivers to drop a package inside the door. Here's a look at the details and reaction:

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