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Regulators concerned about privacy impact of IoT devices

Friday 23 September 2016 | 08:59 CET | News
Nearly six in ten (59%) Internet of Things (IoT) fail to adequately explain to customers how their personal information is collected, used and disclosed, according to an international study by 25 data protection regulators around the world. The report was coordinated by the Global Privacy Enforcement Network and looked at devices such as smart electricity meters, internet-connected thermostats and watches that monitor health, considering how well companies communicate privacy matters to their customers. Other findings included the fact that 68 percent of devices failed to properly explain how

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