Cory Doctorow writes:
Transparency reports are standard practice across the tech industry, disclosing the nature, quantity and scope of all the law enforcement requests each company receives in a given year.
But there’s a notable exception to this practice: the “smart home” companies who sell you products that fill your house with gadgets that know every intimate fact of your life — all-seeing eyes, all-listening ears, all-surveillance network taps. The companies that sell these products refuse to say whether (or how) they are being suborned to serve as state surveillance adjuncts by law enforcement.
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via Joe Cadillic