Eero is now officially part of Amazon, pledges to keep network data private


Amazon’s deal to acquire mesh Wi-Fi router company Eero has officially closed, expanding the retail giant’s stable of consumer hardware offerings. Amazon hasn’t yet said how much it paid for Eero, and both Amazon SVP of devices and services Dave Limp and Eero CEO Nick Weaver declined to disclose the amount in a short conversation with me and Verge executive editor Dieter Bohn.

Limp did commit to leaving Eero’s privacy policy in place, however — the one that supposedly keeps it from tracking your internet activity. “We’re not changing a word” of Eero’s privacy policy, he said, adding that Amazon’s plan is to “not change anything” at Eero at all, apart from “adding resources and maybe a little bit of advice here and there.”

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