Feb 092016
 February 9, 2016  Posted by  Surveillance, U.S.

Spencer Ackerman and Sam Thielman report:

The US intelligence chief has acknowledged for the first time that agencies might use a new generation of smart household devices to increase their surveillance capabilities.


“In the future, intelligence services might use the [internet of things] for identification, surveillance, monitoring, location tracking, and targeting for recruitment, or to gain access to networks or user credentials,” Clapper said.

Clapper did not specifically name any intelligence agency as involved in household-device surveillance.

Read more on The Guardian

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