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"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

The Federal Trade Commission Warns that Smart Gadgets Could be a Huge Security Risk

The Federal Trade Commission has issued a new report (at http://goo.gl/tfjlyy) that illustrates how vulnerable that makes us, urging consumers and businesses to make safe use and design of the gadgets a priority. The gadgets mentioned vary from home thermostat and lighting controls to driving monitoring devices used by insurance companies to baby monitors and wearable fitness gadgets — that can connect to the Internet and to each other.

You can read more in the CBS News web site at http://goo.gl/UTnqHa.

Categories: Online Privacy & Security

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