The researchers call their software ORide for "Oblivious Ride".
Tesla's asking for permission first, promising privacy, and allowing owners to opt out at any time.
The ridesharing service supposedly still has trouble preventing internal abuse.
Self-driving car executives and Congressional leaders alike warned this week that the lack of a cohesive national policy toward autonomous vehicles would hinder their development. But that wasn't their only concern.
A Kansas law that allowed authorities to charge motorists who refused breath or blood tests during drunk-driving investigations with additional crimes has been found unconstitutional.
Apple's resistance to furnishing the FBI with a back door to mobile devices doesn't only impact the iPhone. It could have ramifications for privacy in cars.
Porsche allegedly doesn't offer Android Auto in the refreshed 911 out of privacy concerns, but Google maintains that it's not collecting much of this information.
As the Federal Bureau of Investigation increased its use of automated license-plate readers in field operations, at least one official inside the agency raised concerns about potential privacy intrusions.
Google acknowledged its self-driving cars have been involved in 11 car accidents. But data privacy concerns may be the bigger issue with autonomous vehicles.
A Virginia motorist is demanding his local police department stop holding onto driving records collected by automated license-plate readers.
E-ZPass readers are used for more than collecting tolls in New York.
Virginia could soon set the strictest limits in the nation on how long law-enforcement agencies can retain automated license-plate reader records.
A Homeland Security plan to use a national database of license-plate reader data for investigative purposes is drawing criticism from the American Civil Liberties Union, which says the proposal doesn't do enough to protect the privacy of law-abiding Americans.
A little more than a year after the Department of Homeland Security canceled a plan to build a national license-plate reader database amid an outcry over privacy intrusions, federal officials are renewing the push.
In response to a public-records request, the Oakland Police Department released 4.6 million records from its license-plate readers. Here's what they show.
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.
Drug Enforcement Administration officials once considered using license-plate readers to conduct surveillance on gun show attendees, according to documents released Tuesday.
Interested in savings as much as 30 percent off your insurance premiums? Safe drivers can do so, if they're willing to share their personal driving data.
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 infotainment usage, that automakers use to "enable a better overall driving experience." Even though the information is anonymized, the fear is that – wit
"Automakers believe that strong consumer data privacy protections are essential to maintaining the trust of our customers." – Mitch Bainwol