The ASC uses mobility to collect information about the health and performance of its athletes, said Kay. "We have lots of unique privacy challenges," he said. "For example, there's lots of bloodwork that gets done for athletes and DNA profiling and those sorts of things."
The commission is interested in wearable computing as a way to increase such tracking, and this raises new privacy issues that the ASC is still working through, he said. "To date, our response [to wearable computing] has been fairly sketchy ... There may be some issues that we'll have to deal with fairly soon.
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