Jul 152015
 
 July 15, 2015  Surveillance, U.S.

Joe Wolverton II, J.D. writes:

A new Oregon law allows the government to track drivers’ every move, and the United Nations and the federal government think that’s a great idea — for all of us.

So as to punish electric car drivers for not paying their fair share of transportation taxes associated with gas-powered vehicles, the state of Oregon is installing in every electric car a GPS device that will measure the number of miles traveled.

For now, however, the program is voluntary, but such invasions of privacy and surveillance schemes rarely stay that way.

Read more on New American.

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