Privacy Advocates are Wrong on Connected Cars

February 3, 2018

If privacy advocates get their way, getting an oil change will involve as much legal paperwork as going to the doctor. This is not the future most consumers want. As Alan McQuinn writes for The Hill, attempts to create special privacy regulations for cars will do more harm than good. While it is certainly important to address legitimate privacy concerns, policymakers should not let hypothetical fears drive the conversation in ways that unnecessarily limit commercial uses of vehicle data.