Reply to post: Re: As I Have Mentioned Here OFTEN.....

The IoT wars are over, maybe? Amazon, Apple, Google give up on smart-home domination dreams, agree to develop common standards

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Re: As I Have Mentioned Here OFTEN.....

If you're using anything from Google or Amazon, privacy is not among your biggest concerns...

Anyway the app you're using to control the IoT devices will probably give away your location - and even using IPv4 they have the router IP to work with, plus each device once connected can send a unique ID, so it really doesn't change much.

What IPv6 can change is whoever can look at the traffic can see the origin even if the traffic is encrypted, and try to connect directly to devices if a proper firewall and its rules are not present. Still, not different from devices punching holes trough the firewall using uPnP or the like, to be controlled directly.

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