Which? said firms are gathering far more data than needed for products to function

Owners of smart home devices are being asked for swathes of personal data that is then potentially shared with social media firms such as TikTok, research has found.

The consumer champion Which? found companies appear to be gathering far more data than is needed for products to function. This includes smart TVs that ask for users’ viewing habits and a smart washing machine that requires people’s date of birth.

Continue reading…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

Elon Musk completes Twitter takeover amid hate speech concerns

Shares taken off stock exchange and as world’s richest man’s completes deal…

Iranian prosecutors concealed rape by Revolutionary Guards, document shows

Internal report on rape of two women arrested during protests suppressed for…

Dad opens meal kit delivery box only to find a 1970s projector inside

A DAD opened a meal kit delivery box to start cooking dinner…

Is Tinder down? Meta code 5009 error explained

TINDER is down for thousands of people across the globe, leaving users…