Before buying Ring, WEMO or Roku, consider privacy issues

Before buying Ring, WEMO or Roku, consider privacy issues

The folks at the Mozilla Foundation, which makes the Firefox browser, have consumers in mind with a new chart outlining the worst privacy offenders this holiday season, a list that's topped by the Ring video doorbell and ancillary products, the Roku streaming players and WEMO's smart home accessory, a Wi-Fi-connected light dimmer.

Doyouthinkhesaurus? Privacy fears over £90 talking dinosaur toy programmed to 'spy' on children

Doyouthinkhesaurus? Privacy fears over £90 talking dinosaur toy programmed to 'spy' on children

The ‘smart toy’, which is able to ‘learn’, answer questions and read bedtime stories, is among a series of technology gifts that have failed to win approval from the Mozilla Foundation, a not- for-profit organisation that campaigns for better internet accessibility and safety.