Podcast: The Legal Impact of Autonomous Vehicles (Part 2) with Phil Yannella of Ballard Spahr

Originally published in the Legal Executive Institute.

By Joseph Raczynski, Gregg Wirth, and Phil Yannella

In the second of our podcasts on autonomous vehicles, I speak to Phil Yannella, the co-practice leader of Ballard Spahr’s Privacy and Data Security Group, about security and regulatory issues around driverless vehicles.

 

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Phil Yannella of Ballard Spahr

In his capacity at the firm, Phil advises clients on the transfer, storage, and use of digital information, and has advised automobile companies on compliance with evolving cybersecurity and data privacy standards.

In the podcast, the pair discuss security issues, such the potential for hacking and data theft of driverless cars and trucks, as well as the state of the regulatory environment for this new technology both here in the U.S. and around the world.

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About Joseph Raczynski (116 Articles)
Joseph Raczynski Legal Technologist/Futurist Joseph is an innovator and early adopter of all things computer related.  His primary bent is around the future of law and legal technology. He also focuses on several fields including machine learning, mobile, security, cryptocurrency, and robotics (drone technology). Joseph founded wapUcom, LLP, consulting with companies in web and wireless development.  As a side project DC WiFi was created to help create a web of open wireless WiFi access points across cities and educate people about wireless security. Currently he is with Thomson Reuters Legal managing a team of Technical Client Managers for both the Large Law and Government divisions.  Joseph serves the top law firms in the world consulting on legal trends and customizing Thomson Reuters legal technology solutions for enhanced workflows. He graduated from Providence College with a BA in Economics and Sociology and holds a Masters in eCommerce and MBA from the University of Maryland, University College. You can connect with Joseph at JoeTechnologist.com or JosephRaczynski.com or @joerazz

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