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Is Your Microwave Listening? Privacy and other Legal Issues in the Smart Home

The Inspired Home Show


Date: March 6, 2022

Location: Chicago, Illinois

The Inspired Home Show® 2022 featured more than 1,000 exhibitors and took place at the McCormick Place Exposition Center in downtown Chicago, March 5-7, 2022.

Mintz Member Michael Graif gave a presentation entitled "Is Your Microwave Listening?  Privacy and other Legal Issues in the Smart Home."  It addressed the following questions: 

  • Is a Smart Home manufacturer liable if its customer base is hacked?
  • Must it share such data with the government or law enforcement?
  • Which privacy and cybersecurity regulations govern Smart Home technology?

This session focused on legal issues in the Smart Home, including privacy and cybersecurity.