Karlin Lillington: Internet of things may create a world of legal issues

The internet of things could become the internet of lawsuits, according to industry experts.

The internet of things (IoT) looks increasingly as if it will be an internet of lawsuits, where determining liability will pose a challenge for lawyers.

That is according to a group of experts at the RSA Security Conference in San Francisco this week, who discussed the legal difficulties expected as billions of items, from toasters to cars, many of them poorly designed and unsecured, are connected to networks.

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