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Household Robots Do Not Protect Users' Security and Privacy, Researchers Say

October 8, 2009

computing graphic Robots equipped with wireless and sensing capabilities are available for use in the home. But the safety and privacy risks of these devices are not yet adequately addressed, according to a University of Washington study. Full Story

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