While many automakers have pledged to follow the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers' privacy principles, privacy concerns have been raised over automakers' data collection practices, Yahoo reports. A panel at the Washington Auto Show discussed the difficulty of controlling data collected by connected cars, particularly when it is time to wipe a user’s data from a vehicle, like upon driver's return of a rental. At the same time, the panel found the adoption of the voluntary privacy principles set forth by the AAM to be sufficient. Catherine McCullough, executive director of the Intelligent Car Coalition, said, “I don’t know of any [carmakers] specifically [that] are proactively giving drivers control over data here.”
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