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Internet enabled cameras in private areas of your house. What could possibly go wrong?

I don't quite understand the market for some of these things. We lived for millennia without any need to install cameras in the private areas of our homes and all of a sudden we're voluntarily installing devices connected to the world's largest data slurping companies and often made by or connected to a bunch of Chinese manufacturers, who may or may not have connections to one of the most Big Brother authoritarian states to have ever existed and somehow that's all fine.

I would be extremely uncomfortable with CCTV systems inside my home. I don't really have a bit issue with them in public spaces where you don't have an expectation of privacy, but in your home?!

I know my alarm company in Ireland started to offer motion detectors with cameras as standard with their systems and they lost my business after decades of service as I wouldn't have such creepy technology anywhere near the inside of my home.

If you want to mount internet connected, cloud based camera systems onto the interior walls of your home, in my view, you've idiotically torn up any notion of privacy in the home and opened you private life and space to glitches, hacks and malevolent behaviour by all sorts of actors.

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