For questions about safety issues of using IoT devices. This is about keeping the device safe to use for a human being and not endangering people or the general surrounding of a device. Be sure to differentiate the operational safety of a device from security questions. Use the [security] tag for questions about the integrity of a device and its data.

Use this tag for questions that are about safety issues of using IoT devices. This is about keeping the device safe to use for a human being and not endangering people or the general surrounding of a device. Be sure to differentiate the operational safety of a device from security questions. Use the tag for questions about the integrity of a device and its data.

Consider the question check list if your question fits the tag. You can also look at the example questions. If this tag doesn't fit your question have a look below at somehow related tags that might fit your question better.

Question checklist

  • Is the question about the safety of IoT devices?
  • Is the question NOT about security? (If it burns it's about safety, if it's hacked then it's security.)
  • Does the question describe clearly what the issue is?

Example questions

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  • Use for questions about configuring and interfacing smart home devices in general.
  • Use for questions about the content of standards.
  • Use for questions about devices being safe from hacking.