Everyday life has changed significantly since artificial intelligence has become a reality. This revolution has influenced our habits both at work and at home.
The automation of banking decisions, a robot that cleans the floor, a coffee machine that prepares coffee autonomously, a machine that prepares meals using the ingredients at hand—many are the innovations now available in the market, and even the most skeptical person may be tempted to transform his/her house into an automated world.
Thus, whenever dealing with home assistants from a legal perspective, one of the main issues remains ensuring data protection compliance throughout the whole production and distribution chain, adequately addressing the role of each stakeholder involved.
Many commentators believe that there is no way to ensure a privacy safe mode while using home assistants. Some also stated, in fact, that the user somehow “wants” to be profiled: the more information the home assistant gets, the more customized services will provide.