What Does Opting Into Home Automation Mean for Privacy?

With the rapid evolution of the smart home, has privacy become just another setting?

The connected home is inevitable. Like the plumbing, electricity, and refrigeration that came before it, the smart-home system will soon be an integral part of our domestic lives. Today, more than a third of Americans with high-speed Internet own smart-home devices, the most popular being smart speakers and connected security cameras. According to research firm Berg Insight, almost half of all households in America will somehow qualify as "smart" in just three years.

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