October 1, 2015

Adam Thierer | Internet of Things: Better Policy and Regulation | Regulation University

Adam Thierer

Senior Research Fellow

The world today is seemingly always plugged into the Internet and technologies are constantly sharing data about our personal and professional lives. Device connectivity is on an upward trend with Cisco estimating that 50 billion devices will be connected to the Internet by 2020. Collection and data sharing by these devices introduces a host of new vulnerabilities, raising concerns about safety, security, and privacy for policymakers and regulators.