Thursday, August 21, 2014

Wearable Device for Weight Loss Or Unbearable Loss of Privacy?

These are among the ethical questions still to be addressed about the appropriateness of companies tracking the physical activity of employees, said Harry Wang, a researcher for Parks Associates who has been studying the market. With wearable devices, collecting more sensitive information is likely to bring tougher government oversight, he said.

“There will be high levels of privacy, security and compliance requirements,” Wang said. “There will be high expectations from consumers about how the data will be used.”

From the article "Wearable Device for Weight Loss Or Unbearable Loss of Privacy?" by Adam Satariano.

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