High-tech hotels means high-tech hacking targets. Robots equipped with “ears” and “eyes” can monitor all activity within the rooms, and can be used in nefarious ways. Do I like the idea of convenience? Yes, but not at the expense of being hackable. Even worse, there’s an unsaid possibility that the hotel might be spying.
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