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In today's homes, consumers are willing to sacrifice privacy for convenience

Sep 11, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

George Orwell got a lot right about our society moving toward a state of constant surveillance, but not everything.

"His presumption was that people would lament and be depressed and oppressed by all these devices that can watch them and listen in," said Matthew Rathbun, executive vice president of Coldwell Banker Elite. Instead, "it seems to be that we're running toward them with glee."

We set up motion detectors in our homes. We install cameras. We speak to Google Homes and Amazon ...