Reply to post: Re: aimed at businesses not homes

Some Things just aren't meant to be (on Internet of Things networks). But we can work around that

Pascal Monett Silver badge

Re: aimed at businesses not homes

As far as the level of competence obviously required for all these points, yes. It is certain that claiming IoT owners need to "figure out the protocols" obviously means "you know what a protocol is and you can figure it out". That eliminates Joe Public right there.

Unfortunately, homes is where IoT is going to wreak havoc. It's Joe Public who wants his IoT door lock, his IoT lights with loudspeakers and fancy colors, and all the rest of that shite.

And understanding protocols, to say nothing of "sorting out security" (snort), is most definitely not in Joe Public's ability to comprehend, let alone take responsibility for.

This article's only merit is that it clearly outlines that IoT is not for the public.

But that's where it is going to be sold.

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