Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Watt You're Doin'

Do the "smart" meters that utility companies around the United States are installing to cut back on energy costs and usage transmit too much information about your life?

It takes a lot of extrapolation, and correlation with information from other sources, to translate your raw power consumption data into a meaningful lifestyle profile... Suspicious privacy advocates are getting nervous; maybe paranoid.
Smart Meters, Dumb Idea?
Audio Embed: PRI's Living On Earth 2/25/11,
Host: Bruce Gellerman.

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