October 9, 2018

Naming & Shaming Web Polluters: Xiongmai

This post was originally published on this siteWhat do we do with a company that regularly pumps metric tons of virtual toxic sludge onto the Internet and yet refuses to clean up their act? If ever there were a technology giant that deserved to be named and shamed for polluting the Web, it is Xiongmai — a Chinese maker of electronic parts that power a huge percentage of cheap digital video recorders (DVRs) and Internet-connected security cameras. A rendering of Xiongmai’s center in Hangzhou, China. Source: xiongmaitech.com In late 2016, the world witnessed the sheer disruptive power of Mirai, a powerful […]