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Cameras (by D [TN]) Jan 30, 2023 8:23 AM
       Cameras (by Robert J [CA]) Jan 30, 2023 10:25 AM
       Cameras (by W [CA]) Jan 30, 2023 10:56 AM
       Cameras (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Jan 30, 2023 8:14 PM
       Cameras (by Lisa [PA]) Jan 30, 2023 8:51 PM
       Cameras (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Feb 2, 2023 8:28 AM

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Cameras (by D [TN]) Posted on: Jan 30, 2023 8:23 AM

Hey everyone. So I have a guy who wants to install cameras on the outside of my building. He has asked me twice. Once before he moved in and now again about a month or two later. I originally told him NO because the building is a triplex and I was concerned about the other tenants privacy to come and go without one tenant watching their every move. He said someone car was broken into and he would like to install the camera in the rear. I still have reservations about it and a bit skeptical. Am I over reacting? Should I allow him to install a personal camera on my building?

Cameras (by Robert J [CA]) Posted on: Jan 30, 2023 10:25 AM

Ask him exactly where he wants to place them and if he will give you access to the footage. Then ask the other two tenants if it's okay with them. Then you can make a better decision.

Cameras (by W [CA]) Posted on: Jan 30, 2023 10:56 AM

Wyze cams allow shared video among multiple cellphones at the same time . . .

Cameras (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: Jan 30, 2023 8:14 PM


Ring cameras can be wireless - no holes to drill.

I would simply inform the other residents that some cameras are going up. "As a safety measure some security cameras will be installed to help protect cars and spot intruders."

Cameras are everywhere. If they don't like cameras they need to stop shopping at Target and every other store.


Cameras (by Lisa [PA]) Posted on: Jan 30, 2023 8:51 PM

We’ve installed Arlo at our personal home and are going to add some cameras at our properties. Not a lot. More so to see who’s illegally dumping. Eg. Some residents who are moving set old matresses out and we are unsure who to charge. This gives us visual proof. Arlo offers business subscriptions where we can put all of our cameras on one account and access the videos anytime and anywhere. We’ve chosen Arlo for the most privacy. I know… perhaps a bit hopeful, but Google products and others don’t have a great track record for privacy and have been known to share your videos with law enforcement without your permission. I have no problem assisting them IF I have something, but I’d prefer they not just do so without my knowledge. You don’t have to have a subscription service with Arlo, but the filters work better and you can choose when to receive notifications. --174.175.xx.xx

Cameras (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Posted on: Feb 2, 2023 8:28 AM

Is it correct the tenant wants video coverage of the outside in areas that would be considered shared or even public?

Do the police ask you if it okay to put up traffic cameras in public areas or street corners? Instead I would be more worried about damage to your building than what someone will see.

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