On September 9th, 2013 - The New York Times asked Adafruit's founder and engineer, Limor "Ladyada" Fried to contribute to an article series called ROOM for DEBATE. The article can be viewed here and Limor's contribution can be viewed here.
We believe Internet of Things devices should all come with a well established expectation of what they will and will not do with consumer's data. In the article we put together the start of what we hope will help this effort - Minimizing Risk Is Easy: Adopt a Bill of Rights
If you'd like to contribute to this living document, please post in the comments here or the Google+ post. Once it's in a pretty solid place we'll ask other companies that make "Internet of Things" devices to sign on. 10/21/2016 update: we're adding the following to consider too: "let us take responsibility together for building systems that are easier to use for good and harder to use maliciously".