The lack of universal and affordable access to the internet may widen income inequality within and between countries, a senior official of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said while urging policymakers to foster a digital-friendly business and regulatory environment.
In today’s often-precarious security and privacy landscape, you’d think consumers would be taking security and privacy risks into serious consideration when purchasing new IoT devices. And you’d be wrong.
When hungry consumers want to know how many calories are in a bag of chips, they can check the nutrition label on the bag. When those same consumers want to check the security and privacy practices of a new IoT device, they aren’t able to find even the most basic facts.
Not yet, at least.