Despite fewer vehicle miles traveled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, an estimated 38,680 individuals died in motor vehicle accidents in 2020 — the largest projected number of fatalities in such accidents in over a decade. Washington, D.C.-based non-profit Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) released a report detailing the data usage and privacy implications […]
As FPF’s work expands to include an international audience, we are pleased to relaunch FPF’s popular infographics in various languages. Because conversations around data protection have become more global, the need for high-quality information and new forms of communication in different languages continues to increase. 1. Data and the Connected Car The infographic, “Data and […]
FPF and Uber have created a guide for US-based rideshare drivers who install “dashcams” – video cameras mounted on a vehicle’s dashboard or windshield. Many drivers install dashcams to improve safety, security, and accountability; the cameras can capture crashes or other safety-related incidents outside and inside cars. Dashcam footage can be helpful to drivers, passengers, […]
In this infographic, FPF demonstrates how mobile devices, such as smartphones, interpret signals from their surroundings – including GPS satellites, cell towers, Wi-Fi networks, and Bluetooth – to generate a precise location measurement (latitude and longitude). This measurement is provided by the mobile operating system to mobile apps through a Location Services API when they […]
Drivers and passengers expect cars to be safe, comfortable, and trustworthy. Individuals often consider the details of their travels—and the vehicles that take them between their home, the office, a hospital, their place of worship, or their child’s school—to be sensitive, personal data. Read FPF’s Forward in the “A Privacy Playbook for Connected Car Data” […]
FPF’s Data and the Connected Car describes the basic data-generating devices and flows in today’s connected vehicles. The infographic will help consumers and businesses understand the emerging data ecosystems that power incredible new features—features that warn drivers of an accident before they see it or jolt them awake if they fall asleep at the wheel. […]
Join the Future of Privacy Forum for a roundtable: “Data and The Future of Mobility.” Technology is transforming the safety and convenience of the vehicles in which we ride and drive. Along the way, Silicon Valley has become a major hub for auto manufacturers, technology companies, and other entities looking to innovate in the transportation space. Join us in San Jose for a roundtable discussion on data and the future of mobility.
Future of Privacy Forum filed comments with the FTC in advance of the FTC’s Cross Device Workshop on Nov. 16, 2015. FPF’s Jules Polonetsky and Stacey Gray have also prepared a report version of the comments, Cross-Device: Understanding the State of State Management, which aims to describe how and why the advertising and marketing industries are […]