European Data Protection Digest

As Interconnectedness Grows, So Do Risks


June 21, 2012

“The Internet of Things” offers convenience and efficiency by connecting everything to everything else; however, the more connected we are, the more at risk we become to privacy violations, among other things, reports Radio Netherlands Worldwide. "If something goes wrong, the damage is enormous,” says one security and privacy expert, adding, that's no reason not to go ahead. We have to be aware of the risks. About 90 percent of the applications for this technology haven't even been thought of yet.”
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