This New Year’s Day, we reported the first instance of a sketchy Airbnb host installing security cameras to secretly film their guests.
Now, we know the full story behind the guests’ spoiled holiday, as well as Airbnb’s response.
Dropcam detects motion and sound, so it will automatically record video when there’s any action in the room.
You can store up to three hours of clips and then download them to your hard drive to make room for more.
Airbnb didn’t tell Betabeat, or the guests, whether or not they have contacted local police.
(“Hi, Dan.”)a healthy respect for people’s boundaries. Then I installed Dropcam, the Wi Fi cam that has a cult following.
Instead of doing actual work, I procrastinate by flipping from the naked mole rats cage in Seattle’s Pacific Science Center to a Maserati dealership in Cincinnati to the old dudes playing pingpong at the East Northport Table Tennis club on Long Island.
It’s like 100 different versions of the Truman Show, only without Jim Carrey mugging for the camera.The Montreal apartment was rented to eight people from Waterloo, Ontario, including six men and two women, who were all on a trip together to celebrate the New Year.