'Red light district on the move': Self-driving cars open up a whole world of on-the-go activities - including sex
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- Once fully self-driving cars are prevalent, the time we used to spend driving can be filled with other activities.
- Researchers from the Universities of Surrey and Oxford examined their effect on urban tourism and nightlife.
- Their paper says hotels-by-the-hour could be replaced by self-driving cars, like a roving red light district.
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Of course, with connection comes surveillance, and most owners or operators of the cars will probably have security in place through cameras or other monitoring, the researchers point out. However, they say "such surveillance may be rapidly overcome, disabled or removed.""Moreover, personal CAVs will likely be immune from such surveillance," they say. "Such private CAVs may also be put to commercial use, as it is just a small leap to imagine Amsterdam's Red Light District 'on the move'."
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