FTC Drives Autonomous Car Reg Focus Toward Privacy and Security
The constant slew of innovations and advancements in smart cars has so far left regulators struggling to define new rules to govern this space. The overlapping jurisdictions of three different agencies - the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) – with different priorities have only added to the complexity.
However, on November 22, the FTC announced that Bureau of Consumer Protection Director Jessica Rich filed a comment with NHTSA in response to its request for comments on its September 2016 Federal Automated Vehicles Policy.
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