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Strata talk featured on ProPublica!

It looks like my Strata talk sparked some conversation and an article at ProPublica!

http://www.propublica.org/article/your-smart-home-knows-a-lot-about-you

Smart Home Knows a Lot About YouAfter reflecting on the matter more, I hope that people will start to understand that these home automation d
evices really are data collection devices for the manufacturer of the device.  The Automatic, in my opinion, while it is a very neat device, provides little information that the driver wouldn’t alrea
y know about themselves and hence little benefit to the customer.  However, to the Automatic company, when you start aggregating this data, it provides a wealth of data to them.  Therefore, devices should have some sort of ranking as to benefit to consumer vs. benefit to company.

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