OK, Google, You’re Creeping Me Out

Burger King thinks they’re clever. They just launched a TV commercial that triggers Google Home to tell you what a Whopper is....

IoT product maker bricks device as revenge for bad review

Man buys IoT garage door opener. Man thinks product is poorly made, leaves comment in manufacturer's forum and on Amazon.

IoT Vibrator maker settles out of court for violating users’ privacy

We-Vibe, the bold "smart sex toy" firm has agreed to pay thousands of dollars to each user active before September 6, 2016, after...

Workshop: “Pushing Back on the Internet of Things”

Princeton University’s Center for IT Policy (CITP), collaborating with the Center for Digital Humanities, is soliciting "teams...

CES 2017 – Day Two, Privacy Wrap-up

Day 2 of CES comes to a close, and two trends from Day 1 remain: I saw more robots that do face recognition, and I remain...

FTC launches $25K contest for smart home IoT security tool

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is offering $25,000 (and runner-up prizes) for a "technical solution" that would protect...

Big Brother or Poor Planning? The Samsung TV privacy gaffe

Samsung told the Guardian that they care about privacy, that they encrypt, and so on, but the Privacy Policy speaks for itself: we...