John Petersen: Utility Meters as Surveillance Devices

Advanced Cyber/IO

The Role Of Utility Meters In Mass Surveillance

Jerry Day in Crime & Power

The big data farmers discovered a lucky accident: your utility meter can be juiced up to collect all kinds of personal data from you in your home. Just by jamming some special electronics in utility meters, they are creating the most invasive and massive surveillance program ever undertaken in history. Imagine collecting the daily and hourly behavioral habits of every household in the developed world.

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