Workshop on Privacy and Security of Computer Vision

A new workshop in Hawaii will examine the future of computer vision (real-time video and/or image analysis), which is rapidly...

“Intimacy and the IoT” talk given at UC Berkeley

Popular discourse would have us believe that the IoT is the greatest boon to humanity since electricity, or the greatest threat to...

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...

Another IoT toy security failure: 2 million voice messages left exposed

Maker of cuddly connected devices Spiral Toys have joined a small but growing club of toymakers now infamous for compromising the...

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...

CES 2017 – Day One, Privacy Wrap-up

Today was the first official day of 2017's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and I walked the show floor to see this year's...

Report: Health Wearable Devices in the Big Data Era

The report documents a number of current digital health marketing practices that threaten the privacy of consumer health...

Privacy and Consumer Groups Bring Complaint about Toys That Spy

Privacy and consumer watchdog groups have filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission about toys that are insecure enough...

ACLU posts on power, bureaucracy and the Internet of Things

Jay Stanley, Senior Policy Analyst for the ACLU Speech, Privacy & Technology Project, is doing a series of posts on the IoT. The...