Governments must proactively address issues created by the massive growth of the Internet of Things (IoT). US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) staff members raise concerns about privacy and security perils associated with the IoT. Their findings point to the futility of self-regulatory methods on the part of companies and call for the adoption of general privacy laws, which are less likely to inhibit innovation. getAbstract recommends this article to those seeking to reap maximum benefits from the IoT, including corporate leaders, innovators, policy makers and practitioners.
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The US Federal Trade Commission was established in 1914 as an independent agency of the US government. Its principal mission is to promote competition and protect consumers.
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