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IPFS News Link • Surveillance

Think Twice Before Giving Surveillance for the Holidays

• By Thorin Klosowski

But before you give one, think twice about what you're opting that person into.

A number of these gifts raise red flags for us as privacy-conscious digital advocates. Ring cameras are one of the most obvious examples, but countless others over the years have made the security or privacy naughty list (and many of these same electronics directly clash with your right to repair).

One big problem with giving these sorts of gifts is that you're opting another person into a company's intrusive surveillance practice, likely without their full knowledge of what they're really signing up for.