What You Should Consider When Thinking About Gifting Smart Speakers This Season

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Copyright 2019 NPR. To see more, visit AILSA CHANG, HOST: Whether you hit the stores on Black Friday or browsed Cyber Monday deals today, let's face it. Holiday shopping season is already in full swing. But before you click purchase on that smart speaker or fitness tracker, Lily Hay Newman wants you to think twice. She says you should know what you're getting people into before they unwrap the box. Newman is the security reporter at Wired, and I asked her what made her want to issue such a warning. LILY HAY NEWMAN: I think it was kind of a cumulative thing over time. I've written a ton of stories and done a lot of reporting about Internet of Things security and privacy. CHANG: Internet of Things - you mean like Internet-connected devices?...

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What You Should Consider When Thinking About Gifting Smart Speakers This Season

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