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Autonomous cars: sure they're safer, but privacy, cybersecurity concerns abound

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 @ 9:06 AM | By Mark Hayes and Adam Jacobs

As of late, a hot topic in the world of technology and automobiles has been the advancement of autonomous vehicles. Some estimates suggest that fully autonomous vehicles could be commonplace in the next decade, with some automakers aiming for 2020 as the year in which they anticipate selling such vehicles.

The recently released Navigant Research Leaderboard Report indicates there are over a dozen companies vying to be the first to bring a self-driving car to the mass market, and the Ontario government’s 2017 budget included $80...