The Internet of Things Has a Consent Problem

by Larry Emmott on June 22, 2020

in Future Tech,Internet,Security

The Internet of Things (IOT) has a consistent problem with security.

From  IEEE Spectrum:

IoT companies should tell users what information their devices are gathering and how they’re using it

Source: The Internet of Things Has a Consent Problem – IEEE Spectrum

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Most people would be shocked to discover all the information that their devices are sending back about them and even more shocked to find out how companies manipulate that data to determine personal details about you.

In addition to these privacy issues IOT devices are notoriously insecure providing a backdoor for hackers to get into your systems.

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