Americans Don’t Want Smart Devices to Track Them At Home

Gadget Show Intel
AP

Americans don’t want their gadgets tracking their movements at home, according to a new Pew Research Center poll, NBC News reported.

The poll posed several hypothetical situations to test how much privacy people were willing to give up for convenience and savings.

Fifty-five percent of people polled found a hypothetical “inexpensive thermostat sensor” that would share data on when people are in the house and that would track their movements unacceptable. 

But 52 percent of Americans were more likely to allow their doctor to upload their personal health records. 

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