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politicians have actually got their act together on IoT security

     
9:17 pm on Mar 14, 2019 (gmt 0)

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on Wednesday US lawmakers introduced a new law bill aimed at improving the security of the internet-of-things.

The legislation has been introduced into both the House and the Senate with politicians from both sides supporting it. What's more, the Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act has the backing of industry and security experts and is well written.

[theregister.co.uk...]
Perhaps some serious issues get addressed, and might mark the beginning of other regulations for the web in general at some future time. Done right, we all can benefit, webmasters, users, and the public at large.
9:20 pm on Mar 14, 2019 (gmt 0)

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This would address everything to internet connected refrigerators to those talking boxes with eavesdropping capabilities. Whew!