Is Your Home Spying on You?

While a number of laws are aimed at guarding our rights to privacy—HIPAA safeguards our medical information, for instance, and the 1974 Privacy Act codifies how federal agencies may collect and share personally identifiable information—smart home technology seems to be challenging, even eroding, these rights. And yet, according a 2017 study, more than half of U.S. consumers planned to buy a smart home device within the next two years, devices that can monitor our every movement, listen to

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