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Internet of Things Done Wrong Stifles Innovation
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Thomas Claburn
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7/7/2014 | 2:01:26 PM
Re: All about motive
I would go so far as to say that the IoT stiffles innovation. Connecting people prompted the communications revolution, but connecting machines doesn't do the same. Most of what machines have to tell us isn't that valuable, yet companies see such connectivity as comparable to the importance of the Internet and the Web. It's not.
Lorna Garey
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Lorna Garey,
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7/7/2014 | 1:13:57 PM
All about motive
I  get that people worry about someone hacking into their IoT-enabled refrigerator and seeing how much diet soda they actually drink, but the big question I have is, why would they care?

Attackers go where the money is. They attack caches of credit card numbers. The effort needed to get access to a typical smart home would not be offset by the reward.
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