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How Concerned Are Potential IoT Customers With Privacy And Data Security?

Around 40 percent of U.S. broadband households reported in a Parks Associates survey near the end of 2015 they had a recent privacy or security problem with a connected device, primarily a virus, spyware or a company tracking them, Brad Russell, a research analyst at the research firm, observes.

From the article "How Concerned Are Potential IoT Customers With Privacy And Data Security?" by Laura Hamilton.

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