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Posted: October 26, 2017

Amazon Key, delivery service that lets couriers into your home, met with skepticism

New Amazon Delivery Service Lets Couriers Into Your Home

By Zuri Davis, Rare.us

SEATTLE —

Amazon’s new home delivery service is being met with a great deal of skepticism.

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The company announced Amazon Key, a special lock that allows deliveries inside of a customer’s home, in a Wednesday press release. Amazon Prime members can purchase an Amazon Key In-Home Kit, which starts at $249.99 and includes an Amazon Cloud Cam and a smart lock compatible with the new service.

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Amazon Key not only offers in-home deliveries but also will eventually offer in-home services, such as cleaning and pet-sitting. Customers can use the Amazon Cloud Cam to watch the entries into their home.

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And while the service sounds cool enough to some ...

... others were quick to share their fears:

Others wondered how far the company is going to take its innovation:

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