Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Customer Leaves Bad Review Of Door App, Gets Banned From Own Garage

I'm not sure what this article means when they say "banned from his own garage." Every garage door on the planet can be opened manually and, in this case, with a normal garage door opener as well.

We hope that R. Martin in Tulsa is still able to open their garage door manually, but this episode raises questions about the flaws of connectivity and the enormous responsibilities we give tech companies, seemingly without much scrutiny. If a relatively small outfit like Garadget – take a look at their Indiegogo crowdfunding page here – can summarily interfere with a user's home, it doesn't take much to imagine similar meddling with, say, connected cars.