So, Fox has this, today. …..
Uhmm….. yes, they are.
Smart meters, even the ones which don’t go inside your home, can tell us when you’re gone, when you wake up, and when you go to sleep. Today, there are appliances built with the capabilities to “converse” with the meter. Some can be turned on and off by commands sent through the meter. And, now, there are more protocols than just Zigbee.
No one ever stops to ask, “just because we can, should we?” For the better part of a decade, I screamed a railed against this madness while it was happening. I wasn’t enough.
For those unfamiliar, the article is fair for a novice to such notions.
Much of this came about under the guise of the energy question of the global warming croc.
I’ve gotta run for a bit, but…
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