Mozilla identifies privacy strengths, weaknesses of connected gifts

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Mozilla’s *Privacy Not Included shopping guide identifies 47 connected gifts with “problematic privacy practicesâ€� and 22 products that protect user privacy, ZDNet reports. Mozilla researchers examined 151 popular connected gifts, determining whether they had cameras, location tracking features or other tools that collect user data. Lead researcher Jen Caltrider said smart exercise equipment “stood out as especially problematic,” adding, “We also found that consumers continue to shoulder way too much of the responsibility to protect their own privacy and security.”
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