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I Have Nothing to Hide, so Why Should I Care About Privacy?

Next installment in the smart city privacy series. Why is privacy so important and how does surveillance capitalism fit with the development of the smart city?
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How Smart Are Smart Cities? Balancing Innovation With Privacy

Mo Connections, Mo Vulnerabilities. The more connected IoT devices a smart city employs, the greater the risk to individual privacy. This blog explores one example of a company working on smart city technology and the security challenges it exemplifies - Sidewalk Labs, owned by Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc. and one of the leading organizations in the field.
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Do Smart Devices Have to Kill Your Privacy?

Smart devices can seriously impact your privacy. This article is about understanding and avoiding the privacy risks of connected devices.
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Anatomy of a Smart City (Part I)

Adding to our series on smart city privacy, this piece clarifies the composition—from home to health to governance—of a smart city.
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The Modern Smart City Comes of Age

As modern smart cities dawn on the horizon, we should learn lessons from the first industrial revolution about privacy and space allocation.
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The Origins of Smart City Privacy

What can we learn about the origins of smart city privacy from what privacy meant in Neolithic cities? For one, privacy seems to be an intrinsic human need.
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The Risk of “Credential Stuffing” to the Smart Home

"Credential stuffing" is a dangerous brute force attack to which smart home owners are particularly exposed. We need better admin. and cybersecurity practices.
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Privacy as a Privilege: The Flip Side of Tech Advances

From smart homes to smart cars to smart cities, IoT enables new government surveillance practices. What should the average citizen make of this?
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The First Smart City

This 2nd installment in our series on smart city privacy explores how two of the earliest cities, Çatalhöyük and Jericho, navigated urban privacy issues.
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Security and Privacy by Design: A Matter of Corporate Social Responsibility for Tech Firms

It's becoming a fundamental matter of corporate social responsibility (CSR) for tech firms to bake security and privacy into the heart of IoT products.