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Connected tech: smart or sinister?

Inquiry

The DCMS Committee will examine the impacts of the increasing prevalence of smart and connected technology and what needs to be done to ensure it is safe and secure for its users.

The Connected tech: smart or sinister? inquiry will explore how devices including smart speakers, virtual assistants such as Alexa and Siri and wearable tech such as Fitbits, are reshaping life in homes and workplaces and across towns and cities.

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Thursday 23 June 2022.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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Eleventh Report - Connected tech: AI and creative technology
Inquiry Connected tech: smart or sinister?
HC 1643
Report
Response to this report
Third Special Report - Connected tech: AI and creative technology: Government Response to the Committee’s Eleventh Report of Session 2022–23
HC 441
Special Report
Third Special Report - Connected tech: AI and creative technology: Government Response to the Committee’s Eleventh Report of Session 2022–23
Inquiry Connected tech: smart or sinister?
HC 441
Special Report
Tenth Report - Connected tech: smart or sinister?
Inquiry Connected tech: smart or sinister?
HC 157
Report
Response to this report
Second Special Report - Connected tech: smart or sinister?: Government and the Information Commissioner’s Office Response to the Committee’s Tenth Report of Session 2022–23
HC 302
Special Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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31 January 2023
Inquiry Connected tech: smart or sinister?
Witnesses Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, and Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Oral Evidence
17 January 2023
Inquiry Connected tech: smart or sinister?
Witnesses Google, and Amazon
Oral Evidence
17 January 2023
Inquiry Connected tech: smart or sinister?
Witnesses Information Commissioner's Office, and Information Commissioner's Office
Oral Evidence
(ISC)2 (TEC0066)
Amazon (TEC0065)
The University of Manchester (TEC0064)

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