Smartphones took the world by storm; now, less than 10 years later, they are part of everyday life. A similar trend is about to happen with connected and autonomous vehicles. This emergence will disrupt the automotive and transportation industry in ways that go to its very foundation. As this groundbreaking technology rapidly advances, what are the legal and ethical considerations for manufacturers as they bring new solutions to their customers? For one, how should cars, and the tech companies associated with automotive vehicles, treat the massive amounts of sensitive data that will be collected, such as location data? Beth Hill, CIPM, CIPP/US, general counsel and chief compliance officer for FordDirect, recently wrote about the thorny privacy issues around location data collection not long after "Pokemon Go" was released earlier this summer. Today, at 2:30, with “The Road Ahead: Emerging Trends in Autonomous Vehicles and Mobility Services,” she’ll lead a panel to delve into these vital issues in a not-to-be-missed session.
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