Privacy and the smart grid: State attorneys general call for transparency, consumer education

July 28, 2011 at 8:05 am

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of taking breakfast with four state attorneys general: Beau Biden (DE), Steve Bullock (MT), Roy Cooper (NC), and Kamala Harris (CA). I asked them about data privacy in the context of smart meters and smart grids.

General Biden (yes, this is how they are formally addressed) focused on transparency. “The key issue is whose hands does the data get into? Transparency is critical. Consumers want to know what is being done with their data…”

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Entry filed under: California, consumer protection, data privacy, Government, Privacy, Regulation, Security, Smart Grid, states, Utilities.

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