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Why privacy in the Internet of Things is different from privacy on the Internet 

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In the digitalization of our physical world—what many are now calling the ‘Internet of Things’— the very meaning of privacy– of controlling, revealing, and concealing it– shift. But why?

Adding sensors to ourselves, and to the objects and places around us, renders our physical world communicable, contextual, and trackable. The full implications of ubiquitous connectivity can’t be fully understood or foreseen– by the industry driving it, nevermind the end users assumed to adopt it. What we can begin to analyze are what make privacy in the Internet of Things different from the privacy on the web as it exists in the desktop, laptop, and ‘immobile’ sense….

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