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Smart Grid Privacy: Is The Road to Ruin Paved With Good Consumer Market Intentions?

The following was written by Don McDonnell, CEO of the McDonnell Group.  The original article can be read online at: http://www.themcdonnellgroup.com/smart-grid-privacy-is-the-road-to-ruin-paved-with-good-consumer-market-intentions.html ATLANTA – Oct 6, 2009 – Once the realm of energy wonks and technology nerds, Smart Grid entered the mainstream consumer consciousness at breakneck speed in 2009.  As major technology companies including Google, Cisco, and Microsoft […]

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The Internet of Things: A critique of ambient technology and the all-seeing network of RFID

Cities across the world are about to enter the next phase of their development. A near invisible network of radio frequency identification tags (RFID) is being deployed on almost every type of consumer item. These tiny, traceable chips, which can be scanned wirelessly, are being produced in their billions and are capable of being connected […]

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