The first five words of the story set the stage:
Sources “familiar with Ring’s practices”
OK, so unnamed “sources” who might or might not actually know anything. Not a confidence-inspiring start. Also…
The Intercept’s source claims that Ring employees used this to spy on each others’ romantic evenings, teasing each other about the people they’d brought home and exposed to a Ring camera.
While I suppose it’s within the realm of possibility that Ring developers are all so juvenile and stupid that they have been engaging in unabashed privacy intrusion against one another for years and nobody ever raised hell in public about it…I wouldn’t bet in it.
Then there’s your own claim that…
…even though the story says that the developer access in question began some time in 2016, over a year…perhaps more than 2 years…before Amazon acquired Ring.
Is the fact that this is even possible something to be concerned about? Sure. But am I going to be worried based on this questionable set of allegations? No.