Feb 242014
 
 February 24, 2014  Posted by  Laws, Misc, U.S.

High-tech cars are “collecting reams of data” on drivers, allowing automobile, GPS and auto device companies to keep tabs on a driver’s every movement and sell data to highest bidder, U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer warned today.

The senator is calling on the Federal Trade Commission and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to establish “clear, robust guidelines to ensure privacy behind the wheel,” requiring carmakers to notify drivers when they are being tracked and allow drivers to opt out completely from sharing information.

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