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Bricked House: Why Your Smart Home Is an E-Waste Problem

How obsolescence looms over our IoT gadgets

Photo: Sebastian Scholz/Unsplash

If you buy a device, you expect to control it, be able to maintain it, and use it for years — especially when it comes to features of your home.

Obsolescence abounds in the short history of smart homes

Another brick in the wall

We are entering a new age of connected consumer electronics, but our consumer rights haven’t caught up.

Time for a new era in digital consumer rights



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