Daily Dashboard

Can We Adapt to Drones and the Internet of Things?

PERSONAL PRIVACY—U.S.

June 20, 2013

With rapidly developing technology, particularly with the impending use of domestic unmanned aerial vehicles and the Internet of Things, Mercatus Center Senior Research Fellow Adam Thierer makes the case for allowing market forces and social norms to be the guiding principles for allowing these technologies to flourish. In this second point-counterpoint Privacy Perspectives installment, Thierer writes, “these technologies give rise to what we might consider the ‘perfect storm’ of safety, security and privacy concerns.”
Full Story