Excellent Overview of the Internet of Things Infographic
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All I see is stuff getting hacked and owned by parties that shouldn't control those devices all around me.
For crying out loud, we haven't even gotten car manufacturers, who insist on adding "tech features" to their cars, to care that much about security.
Unless governments step-in and demand strong security frameworks (hopefully without backdoors, which would just make it much worse), IoT is going to be an unmitigated disaster. Expect ransomware in your trucks, agriculture infrastructure, street lights, and more.