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Life Under Digits

Life Under Digits

Internet of Things (IoT) inaugurates new possibilities for the manufacturing industry, enabling the machines to become smarter by interacting with each other via internet connection. This may include devices that pose due to their speed, weight and other characteristics high security risk, notably connected cars. Other devices such as those comprising a smart home may pose lower safety and security risk yet equally high or higher IoT privacy risk, transmitting crucial information about their owners’ private lives.

Dolls are listening, Amazon Echo, Apple Siri, the smart fridge, the smart toaster, the home video camera surveillance broadcasting live, the pace maker data accessed by insurance company and …..what worth freedom? Let’s turn off the smart TV for a lovely dumb world?

I previously reported the French Senate hearing on Artificial Intelligence and the questioning of experts. I am leaving here a series of incidents involving Internet connected technologies. What are the privacy and ethics implications?

Our life is under digit and it continues.

You remember the Apple fight resisting FBI’s access to an iPhone data? Apple-FBI battle of Privacy v Security.

This time, it’s Amazon resists warrants for Echo data in Arkansas murder caseAmazon says the AI assistant has First Amendment right to resist giving up data in murder case

UPDATE : Amazon Agrees to Hand Over Data in Echo Murder Case.

Google Is Recording Everything You Say. Here’s How To Hear & Delete The Recordings

Insurance company wants to access customer’s medical data : Ohio man’s pacemaker data may betray him in arson, insurance fraud case

Here comes the smart pill that allows patient’s tracking and surveillance ! ‘Le médicament qui vous surveille.Le médicament qui envoie un SMS au médecinIntelligent Pills: A new ‘dawn’ in healthcare?

This creepy tool reveals how Facebook’s AI tracks and studies your activity

Are you watching your TV or is your TV watching you? Samsung is warning customers about discussing personal information in front of their smart television set.

Vizio will pay $2.2M fine for snooping on private smart TV viewing habits

It’s not just your TV that can track your habits without consent.

Researchers discover over 170 million exposed IoT devices in major US citiesPlus d’objets connectés que d’humains sur Terre | Comarketing-News

Here is a Wearable AI that can detect the tone of a conversation

German parents told to destroy Cayla dolls over hacking fears

Would you like a webcam in your bedrooms and bathrooms broadcasting live

Big Brother Watch » The folly of CCTV in schools

Smartphone revealing every moveYour smartphone could be your most dangerous possession.

How to Change Your WhatsApp Settings Before Facebook Data Sharing Begins

Is your refrigerator spying on you? CIA: We’ll spy on you through your refrigerator

Energy smart meters are a threat to privacy, says watchdogSmart electricity meters can be dangerously insecure, warns expert

Wearable AI that can detect the tone of a conversation

Would you like a webcam in your bedrooms and bathrooms broadcasting live

Data stored by copy machines and printers

Remember that data-mining smart vibrator? The company’s getting sued.

Connected car in the second-hand lot? Don’t buy it if you’re not hack-savvy

How Will Terrorists Use the Internet of Things? The Justice Department Is Trying to Figure That Out

Dyn DDOS attack : Internet outage takes down Twitter, Netflix, PayPal and many of the web’s most visited websites . Largest DDoS attack ever delivered by botnet of hijacked IoT devicesIoT devices being increasingly used for DDoS attacks

Think you’re safe from hackers offline? This drone steals data from a PC’s blinking LED

Hacking the Internet of Things: Locks and Thermostats

The IoT threat to privacy

Why online privacy matters — and how to protect yours

Daniel Solove “I’ve Got Nothing to Hide” and Other Misunderstandings of Privacy essay is getting a new wave of downloads

Perceptive Privacy Protectors Push for IoT Privacy Protections –

ICO Turns Spotlight on Data Broker IndustryBig Data age puts privacy in question as information becomes currency. Data collection and blockage is a lucrative businessThe Dark Market for Personal Data

Lawyers Ready to Pounce if Companies Forget IoT Privacy

The Internet of Things’ Dangerous Future: Bruce Schneier

Can Your ‘Smart’ Appliances Be Trusted with Your Personal Data? Probably Not…

Why securing IoT is a national-security imperative

The greatest privacy threat of all: our connected devices

Will European Commission avert IoT privacy risks?

Security of IoT, Botnet and DDoS.

State surveillance since the last Wikileaks revelations.

WikiLeaks: The CIA is using popular TVs, smartphones and cars to spy on their owners

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