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In China, your car could be spying on you to the government

Automakers feed into China's big-data 'ubiquitous surveillance' of its citizens

Automakers feed into China's big-data 'ubiquitous surveillance' of its citizens

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CEO Mark Fields says Ford will become a data company

Ford CEO Takes To CES With A Silicon Valley Attitude

Ford CEO says that collecting lots and lots of data, with permission, will let the automaker figure out what customers want before they know they want it.

Proposed legislation would force car companies to take cyber security seriously [w/video]

Bill authored by Markey would also strengthen drivers' privacy rights

Two days after saying automakers have little clue how to safeguard their cars from cyber attacks, US Senator Ed Markey has proposed legislation that would compel car companies to fix security holes.

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US driver data privacy laws aren't strict enough for EU

In October the Association of Global Automakers and the Alliance of Automobile Manfuacturers informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that they were working together on a set of privacy protection guidelines for drivers. The privacy concerns the data collected by modern automobiles, like vehicle location, biometrics or infota

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Motorists losing right to see automated license-plate reader data [w/videos]

Three Recent Court Cases Pit Law Enforcement Against Privacy Advocates

Law enforcement agencies know a lot about the whereabouts and daily habits of millions of American motorists through the use of automated license-plate readers.

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Feds cancel plans to collect license-plate data nationally

The federal government's plan to build a nationwide database of information culled from license-plate scanners has been canceled. Officials from the Department of Homeland Security quickly reversed course on the proposed project late Wednesday, saying top officials within the department and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency were unaware of it.

In Detail: CarKnow Car Hacking

To hack, or not to hack? That is the thoroughly 21st-century question on the minds of many electronics consumers today.

TRANSLOGIC 135: CarKnow Car Hacking

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