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I think this will be difficult to answer, ask three lawyers get four answers, not to mention that it is something in the future. However, I would argue, that not each device (in the technical sense) would be required to comply with this rule. Consider a use case where smart devices work without an external or cloud-based data service, e.g. a smart home ...


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I don't have SmartThings, but do have Google, so here is half an answer. Comments above from me and Prashanth to SmartThings forum(*) discussions (here, and here) indicate that backup / restore is not available to the casual user. However, the SmartThings developer documentation (which seems quite extensive), give information about overall preferences and ...


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My son implemented a cloud database system for us to share. It accepts blobs of JSON data presented by IOT devices and does some parsing on the JSON data to facilitate lookups from the DB. The header information is also JSON. The JSON blob is one field in the header. This is not a standard, but it is serviceable. If you are using a commercial site, they ...


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First, it's bad practice to start topics with a leading / (while allowed in the spec it ends up causing problems later when you starting using things like shared subscriptions). As John S hinted in his answer, this is not something you really want the broker to be doing, you should be doing this yourself with a separate client. Assuming you are running the ...


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You might be overthinking it. You can just create an MQTT client service that runs on the RasPi separate from the mosquitto server that subscribes to the topic that you want to transform, then publishes to the new topic upon receiving the original one. It's perfectly fine to have an MQTT client running on the same machine as the MQTT server. So the MQTT ...


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