FTC updates COPPA guidance for the IoT age

The FTC's recently revised guidance document for compliance with COPPA now includes references to the Internet of Things and...

FBI issues privacy warning over connected toys

The FBI has weighed into a major controversy with a consumer notice encouraging parents "to consider cyber security prior to...

Interdisciplinary Summer School on Privacy and IoT

Doctoral researchers working on privacy, data protection, security, surveillance and ethics are invited to participate in the 2nd...

IoT vulnerabilities exposed by 11-year-old whiz kid

Before an audience of experts at the International One cybersecurity conference in the Hague this week, an 11-year-old tech...

Wearables as reliable incriminating evidence

Now, with a growing influx of IoT sensors being deployed across society, police can access dozens of reliable trackers cooperating...

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...