This week the world learned that Garmin would adjust how its devices route users to the famous Hollywood sign, which stands in the Hollywood hills above Los Angeles. The devices will not route to the sign itself, but rather to one of two viewing areas. Is this best practice or can of worms?
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The U.S. Government Accounting office is examining the risks to consumers’ privacy by location-based services, and in particular how those risks apply to the future of the "connected car." The Centre for Spatial Law and Policy’s executive director, Kevin Pomfret, explains how regulators intend to broadly apply existing privacy guidelines to the collection, use, storage and distribution of geolocated data....