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UK energy minister rejects 'waste of money' smart meters claim

Doctor Syntax Silver badge

"In a letter to Rudd this month Henney had said the only beneficiaries will be the meter manufacturers."

Given standard IoT security this is wrong. Terrorists could also be beneficiaries. This is the line to push. It will stop the roll-out stone dead (assuming it isn't effectively stone dead anyway). And their security won't be able to be improved because encryption.

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