Three things in life are certain: Death, taxes, and cloud-based IoT gear bricked by vendors

Found on The Register on Monday, 04 May 2020
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On 29 May, global peripheral giant Belkin will flick the "off" switch on its Wemo NetCam IP cameras, turning the popular security devices into paperweights.

Suffice to say, many Wemo NetCam users are pissed off. El Reg reader Gerard said: "Why are only those with a warranty given a refund? There is nothing wrong with the webcam. It is working fine."

Great PR desaster for Belkin. Consumers will think twice before buying other products from them again.