Sep 272011
 September 27, 2011  Business, Featured News

Devin Coldewey reports more on the OnStar kerfluffle that got some Senators involved:

Faced with a flurry of criticism from users, sites like this one, and even Congress, OnStar has gone back on at least one of the changes.

They relate the update in a brief press release:

OnStar announced today it is reversing its proposed Terms and Conditions policy changes and will not keep a data connection to customers’ vehicles after the OnStar service is canceled.

If OnStar ever offers the option of a data connection after cancellation, it would only be when a customer opted-in, Marshall said. And then OnStar would honor customers’ preferences about how data from that connection is treated.

Read more on TechCrunch.  Kashmir Hill, who had diplomatically described OnStar’s original plan as “boneheaded” has more on the company’s new direction.

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