OPINION - How spying smart home harvests your data: Tech and Science Daily podcast

How much personal home data does Big Tech store and sell? (Alamy/PA)
How much personal home data does Big Tech store and sell? (Alamy/PA)

Has the boom in smart home tech left us vulnerable to having every word, breath and cough sold for use by Big Tech?

A report published by consumer group Which? suggests just that, after researchers delved into the privacy policies of some of the most popular smart devices, from doorbells to washing machines.

Tech & Science Daily podcast speaks with Which? consumer expert Harry Kind, and asks what more can you do to protect your privacy at home?

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