Guide: ACLU – Making Smart Decisions About Smart Cities

ACLU - Making Smart Decisions About Smart Cities
ACLU – Making Smart Decisions About Smart Cities

Guide: ACLU – Making Smart Decisions About Smart Cities

Link: https://www.aclunc.org/publications/making-smart-decisions-about-smart-cities

Published: 15 November 2017

ACLU just published a guide on Smart Cities. It looks at how to balance the innovation with privacy risks and features a number of real-life case studies.

From the intro: “In some cases, technological solutions to urban issues can reflect or even exacerbate racial or economic inequality rather than allocate city resources and services fairly. Technologies that collect information about residents and visitors can generate and expose deeply personal information or even be repurposed to function as surveillance tools…”