Matthew Hennessey: Siri, Why Do I Feel Like I’m Being Watched?

The Internet of Things will soon be ubiquitous. That means you can kiss your privacy goodbye.

Megan and Michael Neitzel scratched their heads in confusion when a giant box containing a dollhouse and 4 pounds of sugar cookies was delivered to their Dallas home last year. The day before, their 6-year-old daughter, Brooke, had been chatting innocently with the family’s new digital personal assistant, the Amazon Echo. The little girl at first denied placing the $162 order, but eventually fessed up.

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