Why Disney+ Will Win the Streaming Wars

Here is my end of 2019 prediction (caution: not a hot take – a lukewarm take?): Disney+ is going to be one of the winners of the streaming wars and will likely overtake Netflix.

And the reason, surprisingly, is not Baby Yoda.

Baby Yoda Meme. From BoredPanda.com

 

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Why Disney+ Will Win the Streaming Wars

Innovation first, then security

The internet of things: It can help us manage our energy use even when we’re away from home, it can help you let people into your house remotely or make receiving packages easier. It can help you monitor your own family, home security issues or grocery use.. and it can help others monitor you.

A recent Gizmodo investigation, for example, revealed that Amazon’s smart doorbell/home security system Ring had major security vulnerabilities even despite a company pledge to protect user privacy. Gizmodo was able to uncover the locations of thousands of ring devices within a random Washington DC area. While only the Ring users who chose to use the Neighbors app were revealed, this still represents a major vulnerability which is ripe for exploitation.

Reflecting the density of Ring cameras that have been used to share footage on Neighbors over the past 500 days. Screenshot: Gizmodo

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