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The FTC Workshop on Privacy, Security, and the Internet of Things

November 26, 2013

By Lisa A. Nowlin

There are currently more devices connected to the Internet than there are people in the world. “Smart” devices now range from self-driving cars to pacemakers to smart toasters.  With this burgeoning “Internet of Things” comes a new set of consumer privacy and security issues, which were discussed in-depth at a recent FTC workshop on November 19, 2013.  A summary of the conference highlights can be found in our most recent


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