Last year, Internet of Things (IoT) devices officially began to outnumber the world's human population. While connecting devices to the internet is not a new thing, the scale of the IoT is changing our relationship with data. 

The proliferation of IoT devices and service adoption by corporates and consumers have heightened concerns around the data of consumer privacy and security.

This report aims to take a global stocktake of key markets in how they deal with IoT privacy and security issues. 

This article was first published in the Privacy Law Bulletin (2018, Volume 15 No. 5).

Written by Albert Yuen and lawyer Erica Chan 

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