Nest's Mounting Privacy Concerns(▼)(▲)
January 21, 2014
Last week the news broke that smart thermostat company Nest was being purchased by Google. There were quite a few concerns voiced in response to this announcement, most of which concerned privacy. On the day of the announcement, Nest posted a short announcement article and Q&A on its blog. One seemingly key piece in the Q&A section was the bit on privacy:
If there were ever any changes whatsoever, we will be sure to be transparent about it, number one, and number two, for you to opt in to it.