Internet of Things (IoT)

Your internet-enabled coffeemaker checks your calendar each morning to determine what time to start brewing a pot of coffee. Your lights come on in the evening just as you come home. Sound like the distant...

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The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) released a proposed Internet of Things (IoT) Trust Framework (“Framework”) and is requesting public comment by September 14. The Framework is the first global, multi-stakeholder effort to address the privacy...

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As a follow-up to its 2013 workshop, “The Internet of Things: Privacy and Security in a Connected World,” the FTC recently released a report summarizing its findings and presenting some recommendations. Experts estimate that there...

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Happy New Year! For many, the holidays included exciting new gadgets. Whether it’s a new fitness tracker, a smart thermostat, or a smart glucose meter, these new connected devices have arrived, and new products are...

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The FTC has brought its first data security enforcement action involving the “Internet of Things.” See the FTC’s Complaint at here. According to the complaint, TRENDnet, a seller of Internet Protocol (“IP”) cameras, failed to implement...

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