During a recent vacation, I rented a place up in Utah through Airbnb.I was looking around the house and noticed it had a number of wireless IP cameras installed in the common areas.
However, it's not something you want to see when you're staying in a stranger's house. This is actually turning into a big concern for vacation rentals as more people are finding hidden cameras in the rentals where they're staying.
06/03/17 : Mommie Dearest in Devon: We don't get any refunds. Now you can understand why, when we lived in France, we used to cross the border to Spain because at that time .... I haven't checked but I bet there's a tax on death here ..... LOL 06/03/17 : trix abound: OMG....VAT looks so confusing...you at least have something like an income tax which would refund a percentage of your VAT each year? We have VAT on practically everything and you pay extra on "luxury goods" like chocolate biscuits.
06/03/17 : Mommie Dearest in Devon: You are so lucky. They tax you when you earn it and tax you when you spend it.
At the end of the series, we’ll examine the smart apartment as an ecosystem, and how all these devices — or do not — work together. But I do like spying on my cat when I’m out of town, and appreciate the extra bit of security that cameras provide.
For the sixth installment in our Digital Trends Smart Apartment series, we’re on candid cameras. They’re also an easy way to start wading into the smart-home universe.