Amazon working on ways to stave off porch pirates

Posted at 5:32 PM, Oct 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-12 22:43:13-04

Is there any doubt people have quite an affection for Amazon?

"I have Prime, so everybody orders on my account cause it gets delivered fast," said Nanette Dusenberry. 

But a rash of package thefts across the country has the retail giant rethinking how it delivers.
It already has Photo on Delivery. A picture of the box may be taken to show it was dropped off safely and where.

But now, Amazon is working on a device that would give drivers temporary access to your house, according to a report by CNBC. The report goes on to read it also may join forces with company Phrame, so it can drop deliveries in your car trunk. A box would be attached to your trunk that holds your car keys. You'd unlock it remotely so driver could open the trunk and leave the package.

But would you give a stranger access to your property?

"I like the trunk idea because I have a dog I think the trunk idea would be great," Brittany Bey said.

But we talked to one man who said, not so fast.

"Maybe. I'd hope they'd have a good background check on those guys because it's another person in my house or car," Joey Templeton said.

Amazon did not respond to a request for an interview.