We think there are a lot of conversations in the industry right now that need to be crystalised into action and minimum standards which every internet of things company can sign up to and share with their customers. Security, data privacy, and minimum service standards all apply in different ways depending on the application space but we think there are overlaps which we’d like to explore during the day.
This will also mean spending the day establishing an organisation or certification body responsible for updating the standard, testing and enforcing the use of the mark moving forward.
We invited the community to work together collaboratively on framing the mark, is mission and the body which will manage it moving forward.
Adafruit publishes a wide range of writing and video content, including interviews and reporting on the maker market and the wider technology world. Our standards page is intended as a guide to best practices that Adafruit uses, as well as an outline of the ethical standards Adafruit aspires to. While Adafruit is not an independent journalistic institution, Adafruit strives to be a fair, informative, and positive voice within the community – check it out here: adafruit.com/editorialstandards
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