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.