“Owners of Amazon Echo assistants and Ring doorbells have until June 8 to avoid automatically opting into Sidewalk, the internet giant's mesh network that taps into people's broadband and may prove to be a privacy nightmare…

A stalker can abuse it to stalk people better. There are no mitigations mentioned’…”

@laura Ok, only relevant for USA - at least for the moment.

@laura It does sound like it's not going to be *that bad*, but this really needs to be an opt-in. (Tracking is going to be within a few blocks from what I understand, the data is supposed to be limited to a couple MB/m, for examples)

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