Buddy's Wearable Is Not Your Buddy: Privacy Implications of Pet Wearables

Dirk Van Der Linden, Anna Zamansky, Irit Hadar, Barnaby Craggs, Awais Rashid

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Abstract

As an increasingly prevalent class of consumer device, pet wearables hold more privacy implications than might be initially apparent. Through analysis of privacy policies, we show that more data are captured about owners than pets-and which data are captured remains vague.

Original languageEnglish
Article number8713279
Pages (from-to)28-39
Number of pages12
JournalIEEE Security and Privacy
Volume17
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 May 2019

Structured keywords

  • Cyber Security

Keywords

  • wearable computing
  • technology social factors
  • privacy
  • data privacy
  • animals
  • pets

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