Spatial Law and the Smart Grid

by Matt Ball, Spatial Sustain, on September 27, 2011

Kevin Pomfret, executive director of the Centre for Spatial Law and Policy, spoke this morning at the Autovation event regarding privacy issues related to spatial information and the smart grid. With the move to collect more and more data from phones, imaging sensors, smart meters, and other sensor sources, there is a growing concern about what this mass of data reveals about individuals. … Legal concerns regarding spatial data from the user and provider standpoint revolve around privacy, data quality and liability regarding quality if the data is used for something it wasn’t intended, intellectual property, and risk.

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