Posts tagged Smart Cities
Smart Cities in North America: How can Informed Consent work? (Part 2)

Part Two: The emergence of new technologies is promising to help local government better manage urban environments, as well as deliver services in more efficient and effective ways. But what of the cost of making these communities more sustainable, comfortable, and fair?

Living in a digitally connected “smart city” inevitably involves the collection and processing of large amounts of data - including citizens’ personal information. How will this impact the privacy of its residents?

In this second part, we look at how smart cities affect citizens’ privacy - and what can be done to minimize the risks to personal privacy.

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Smart cities in North America: How will Informed Consent work? (part 1)

The emergence of new technologies is promising to help local government better manage urban environments, as well as deliver services in more efficient and effective ways. But about the cost of making these communities more sustainable, comfortable, and fair? 

Living in a digitally connected “Smart city” inevitably involves the collection and processing of large amounts of data - including citizens’ personal information.

So, what exactly is a Smart City? And how can it impact the privacy of its residents?

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