The Future Of Driving Is Accidentally Sacrificing Privacy For Convenience


By the end of October, the state of Massachusetts will have converted its turnpike, notorious for traffic jams up and down its exits as drivers collect at tollbooths, to automated tolling, or AET. With a simple transponder scan or a license plate check, drivers will breeze through without having to stop. It sounds great, but is your speedy commute too good to be true? Yep, because it’s just been revealed that the automation might also be yet another collision between convenience and privacy on the road.