Privacy becomes a selling point at tech show

phys.org | 1/7/2019 | Staff
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Apple is not among the exhibitors at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show, but that didn't prevent the iPhone maker from sending a message to attendees on a large billboard.

"What happens on your iPhone stays on your iPhone," Apple says in the message to be seen by tens of thousands attending the Las Vegas tech show.

Message - Gadget - Makers - Data - Protection

The message comes as gadget makers are concerned about data protection scandals and in many cases looking to make their own point about respect for privacy.

Some of the companies offered better ways of protecting internet routers or services without a need a for an internet connection to reduce the potential for data leaks and breaches.

Dutch - Startup - Scalys - Trustbox - Router

Dutch startup Scalys is showing its Trustbox, a router that aims to protect the user's connection as well as devices using it.

Another router from Chicago-based Winston stops tracking and surveillance and can also block ads and geolocation.

Data - Scandals - Christmas - Presents - Consumers

The data scandals "are like Christmas presents for us," by prompting more consumers to look for better security, said Winston founder Richard Stokes.

"As we see more things being connected I think that you'll definitely hear people talk about security more and really looking at how would you secure the data," said analyst Carolina Milanesi of Creative Strategies.

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