Tag Archives: IoT

ToxiCity: life at Agbobloshie, the world’s largest e-waste dump in Ghana

Where is the accountability? From RT Published on Jun 1, 2016 E-waste, the term given to discarded electronic appliances, is often shipped by developed nations to poorer countries such as Ghana. RTD visits the country’s most infamous dumping ground, Agbogbloshie. … Continue reading

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Another problem with the Internet of Things: smart home devices don’t work when networks go down

From Internet of Things.eu February 3, 2017 Smart home technology is pretty cool — until you’re left sitting in the dark because a network outage is preventing you from turning on your wireless light bulb. Hundreds of smart home consumers … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity researcher: “Shocked to discover my pacemaker could be connected to the internet”

From ScienceNordic Researcher discovered her pacemaker is hackable February 20, 2017 By Ingvil Snefugl A Norwegian researcher in cybersecurity, discovered that her heart is being regulated by a pacemaker which can be hacked. “I was shocked to discover that my … Continue reading

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Australia: Smart meter provider among first on Telstra’s IoT network

From IT Wire March 1, 2017 By Sam Varghese Smart meter and smart grid solutions provider Landis+Gyr says its applications will be among the first to connect to Telstra’s Internet-of-Things network in Australia. Testing of the IoT Cat-M1 network was … Continue reading

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The Internet of Things sees all: Ohio authorities indict man through data from his pacemaker

From Engadget The way to a man’s heart is actually through WiFi Turns out the heart is deceitful above all things after all. By Violet Blue February 3, 2017 They say you can’t hide what’s in your heart, but the … Continue reading

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‘Dragnet’ data collection by Smart Meters and an ‘infrastructure of surveillance’

Stunning testimony and short 7-minute video. Very important quote from Smart Meter manufacturer Siemens. From Smart Grid Awareness By K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions In what was likely a little publicized workshop conducted in November 2013 by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) … Continue reading

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Digital electronic “Internet of Things”(IoT) and “Smart Grid technologies” to fully eviscerate privacy

By Prof. James Tracy Posted on Global Research, February 2, 2015 The “Internet of Things” (IoT) and Smart Grid technologies will together be aggressively integrated into the developed world’s socioeconomic fabric with little-if-any public or governmental oversight. This is the … Continue reading

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