It can’t send alerts, you can’t control it remotely, and you will not have access to their home security camera.
It wasn't as easy then as you might think: the only sure buyers were supermarkets selling ethnic products in high-crime areas. The new Tesco superstores had been persuaded to instal closed-circuit television (I had noticed) as a deterrent to shoplifting.
This could be a clue that a new product is being birthed that is integrated with Echo and Alexa.
Since Echo is compatible with many other security products, and other companies in the home security industry have created stand-alone systems, it makes sense that Amazon would venture into the home security space.
I was reminded of him recently after being clocked by a speed camera at 82 miles per hour at on 24/04/10 on the south Tonbridge bypass in Kent.
The central mystery that remains is why the UK embraced surveillance culture far more enthusiastically than other countries, turning us into perhaps the most watched nation on earth.