Why US carmakers now have skin in the data-privacy game

10 February 2023 00:00

Duration: 10:01

Why would US automakers be taking such a close interest in privacy policy in the US? The answer is simple: smart cars. The personal data generated by the next generation of connected vehicles means that, as data harvesters, carmakers will be comparable to smartphone makers and app developers. And with state governments developing their own privacy legislation, the auto industry is doing what it can to ensure that the management of the data vehicles collect isn’t caught up in restrictive regulation.

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