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Privacy & the Age of Sensors: Preliminary Thoughts About Internet of Things Policies & Practices

I keep making blog posts and podcasts about the emerging world of sensor data (the Internet of Things) and alluding to the need to figure out privacy policies and considerations. I will allude no more! It’s time to start thinking explicitly about this stuff and drawing out the boundaries of our collective conversation about it. [...]
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We will drown in sensors before we ever build a true internet of things

Technology : GigaOM (4 months ago)

As much as we like to think of the internet of things as something linked by standards, it will be a hodgepodge of trapped sensor data for quite some time. We will drown in sensors before we ever build a true internet of things orig... Read Post

Google’s Unified Privacy Policy Draws Threat Of $15M Fine In The Netherlands

Technology : TechCrunch (4 days ago)

The national data protection authority in the Netherlands has warned Google that it could be fined up to $15 million if it does not make amendments to its privacy policy by the end of February 2015, to comply with Dutch data protect... Read Post

This Board Lets You Give Any Arduino Project Predator-Style Heat Vision

Technology : TechCrunch (2 days ago)

Up until the last few years, heat sensing cameras — think Predator vision — were a thing that pretty much only the Army and the super-rich got to play with. Then FLiR figured out how to make the required sensors tiny and (relatively... Read Post

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