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The IoT – a force for good and evil

The U.S. Department of Commerce recently sought public comment on the “benefits, challenges and potential roles for the government in fostering the advancement of the Internet of Things.” The responses highlighted the general belief that its impact will be both beneficial and adverse…

The IoT may become a means to deliver a disabling, global attack. Connected IoT devices have potential to reveal more than a novelist about a person’s behavior and bring privacy invasion to a new level. On the plus side, improved automation may save lives, keep people healthy and increase food production.

Read the full article on Computerworld