An interesting topic to revisit that sums up a lot of privacy concerns related to smart objects is when Google acquired Nest. This acquisition led to a lot of users concerned about how the Nest’s data would be used.
As many consumers know, Google’s primary business is advertising. Almost every application, business, or feature they roll out has some kind of purpose to feed into this information collection. The user info is what has made them one of the most successful advertising companies to date. As a result, users took to the internet to voice their concern following the acquisition.