Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Privacy Your Rights Online

Smart Meters Reveal What You're Watching 170

Posted by Unknown Lamer
from the we're-always-watching dept.
xororand writes "H-Online reports that 'researchers at the Münster University of Applied Sciences have discovered that it is possible to use electricity usage data from smart electricity meters to determine which programmes consumers are watching on a standard TV set. By analysing electricity consumption patterns, it is, in principle, also possible to identify films played from a DVD or other source.' It's time for some clever EEs to come up with a countermeasure. Unfortunately alumfoil hats have already been dismissed."
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Smart Meters Reveal What You're Watching

Comments Filter:

In any formula, constants (especially those obtained from handbooks) are to be treated as variables.

Working...