In case you did not have enough to worry about, here is a story about the location information gathered about people when they use the dockless bikes and scooters that are popping up in many cities.
It seems that your city fathers and mother will know quite a bit about where citizens come and go from on a daily basis. Worse, if that data is compromised (does anybody believe it is not at risk?) a bad guy could get his hands on the information might be able to pinpoint your home, work location, and patterns of travel rather easily.
While Los Angeles says the law does not apply to data schema managed by government, the parallel developments demonstrate how data privacy is becoming a paramount consideration for policymakers — particularly the large and growing pool of information on where people are going in a world of increasingly sophisticated and connected transit.
“If you know where people work and pray and play you know a whole lot about them,” Jerome said. “Our concern is [Los Angeles] is asking for a whole lot of data — more frequent and rigorous real-time data than companies collect and provide at the moment.”