Brits express privacy concerns with smart meters

Brits express privacy concerns with smart meters

http://www.smartmeters.com/the-news/656-brits-express-privacy-concerns-with-smart-meters.html

Update from the UK:The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) expressed privacy concerns within its impact assessment, stating that there “is theoretically scope…for using the smart metering communications infrastructure to enable a variety of other services, such as monitoring of vulnerable householders by health authorities or social services.”

“Information from smart meters could also make it possible for a supplier to determine when electricity or gas was being used in a property and, to a degree, the types of technology that were being used within the property,” the assessment reads. “This could be used to target energy efficiency advice and offers of measures, social programmes etc. to householders.”

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