With satellites miles above the earth that can identify license plates of vehicles on the road, “they” don’t need the interior camera in your car to spy on you
One of the reasons why such a camera might be good is to enforce that users keep alert when using Autopilot that is not FSD. So if you plan to order that they might disable Autopilot for good reason. Too many deaths already because people don't use Autopilot as designed.
The camera is for the Tesla Network. Which needs Level 5, right? Won’t be used for a while. Not for checking on current owners.
So, my next-of-kin can see my last moments? Splendid.It is being used in the crash data according to our local forum hackers. Model 3 Interior camera feed is included as part of “crash snapshots”