Monday, May 21, 2012

Mandatory Black Box in Your Car in 2015

Senate OKs mandatory black boxes in cars for 2015, House expected to follow
This raises the specter of government snooping, of course. The Senate version at least specifies that the data contained in the little electronic box is actually owned by the owner of the vehicle, according to the report. Johnny Law can still come around with a warrant to gain access to it, however, and first responders and paramedics would be able to do so without the warrant, provided they needed the information to respond to the emergency.

1 comment:

Nameless Cynic said...

Having a hard time getting worked up about this, since 75% of all cars made since 2000 already has one