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Privacy Concerns Raised by Drones, Driverless Cars

SURVEILLANCE—U.S.

September 28, 2012

The Washington Post reports on a survey revealing that more than one-third of Americans think their privacy will be compromised if drones are used domestically by law enforcement to track criminals. According to an Associated Press-National Constitution Center poll, 36 percent of respondents either “strongly oppose” or “somewhat oppose” police use of drones. Meanwhile, new California legislation on driverless cars is raising concerns that the automated vehicles could track, collect and share an individual’s movements and disclose them to advertisers. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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