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My husband uses apps to micromanage my life

DEAR AMY: In this age of “smart homes,” where everything can be synced up by an app with notifications, are we wrong to feel a loss of privacy?

Columnist Amy Dickinson (Bill Hogan/Chicago Tribune) 

I work from home, so I am mainly at home during the day.

My husband gets alerts every time the front door is opened. If a package is delivered, he receives an image of the package. He can track the electricity usage from our solar production. He can turn off the lights and open the skylight from his phone.

Today he texted me that I shouldn’t be running the dryer during certain peak hours. He then shut it off remotely!

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