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Reading – The Internet of Things: It’s Not Just Data Collection, It’s Evidence

“As the of Things continues to expand, so too will the sources of potentially material evidence. Xively, a part of LogMeIn, claims to connect 400 million devices, from usual suspects like computers down to individual light switches. The usefulness of that information those devices collect will continue to increase as manufacturers improve their ability to connect device interaction with individuals. Just last Thursday, LogMeIn announced Xively Identity Manager which seeks to link device usage to individuals.

Take a nap? Turn off a light? Turn down the A/C? The of Things knows and it’s keeping a record.”

This will be interesting to watch. Lawyers are already struggling with from devices and things we’ve already had for years. As the of Things starts tracking lots of information about us, how will that play out, and how will we verify that the data is correct? How many people really think about whether the reporting can be hacked, making it appear that our car was in a specific area, when it really wasn’t, for example?

Never a dull moment!

The Internet of Things: It’s Not Just Data Collection, It’s Evidence – Technologist

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