May 062010
 May 6, 2010  Posted by  Laws, Surveillance

Shane McGlaun writes:

Privacy advocates believe that any monitoring of a person’s driving habits or habits of their daily lives is an invasion of privacy, and many consumers agree with this. There have been flight data recorders or black boxes on commercial aircraft for years to help determine the cause of a crash, and no one seems to mind those.

Lawmakers in Washington are working on draft legislation that proposes new safety features on all new automobiles along with mandatory black boxes for automobiles. Privacy advocates are against the black boxes, but major carmakers have announced that they are for the black boxes today.

Read more on DailyTech.

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