Privacy News Philips Hue users will soon require a Hue account and share data for "security reasons"


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Jan 8, 2011
  • Philips Hue is changing its policy and will soon require users to create an account in order to control their smart lights and bulbs.
  • Users are expressing backlash and frustration over this change, as they specifically chose Philips Hue because it didn't require an account and question the supposed security benefits.
  • It is speculated that this change may be driven by the company's desire to potentially monetize additional premium features.
Story via The Philips Hue app will soon require you to log in with an account

In order to get the most out of your smart lighting system and keep it even more secure, signing in to a Philips Hue account will become an essential part of controlling your lights — and here’s what you can do with one.
Learn more: Philips Hue accounts | Philips Hue US

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