Rawn Shaw at Forbes expands on Jessica's report with Do Privacy Concerns Really Change With The Internet Of Things?
Here's a short answer: My things are mine, and therefore private, whether or not they're on the Net, and regardless of who makes or sells them.
Writes Rawn, "Once we have a better realization of this situation, we might figure out that there are possible passive revenue streams for us individually, or better ways to handle what other interests do with our information. Whether it is the profit motive or personal privacy that influences you, start by asking for information how it is used, that isn’t buried or obfuscated in legal jargon." This assumes that entities other than ourselves have full agency while we don't. We need to fix that by creating full agency for ourselves. BTW, this Pew report
and this Wharton one
tell a better story than the Altimeter one, for these reasons: