Glyn Moody: Not going dark: personal data from the Internet of Things ushers in a golden age for law enforcement

15/01/2021 - 00:09

...."Last week, Privacy News Online wrote about the increasing use of vehicle forensics to solve crimes. These “smartphones on wheels” join a growing list of everyday devices that are becoming “smart” – that is, incorporating powerful computers, often linked to the Internet – and therefore of interest to law enforcement. Recent posts on this blog have noted the privacy issues with Amazon’s Ring products, and smart speakers. More generally, it has been clear for a while now that the Internet of Things poses serious problems in this regard. "