Schumer Asks FTC To Probe OnStar Driver Tracking

Law360, New York (September 26, 2011, 12:29 PM EDT) -- Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., asked the Federal Trade Commission on Monday to probe GPS company OnStar LLC's new policy to track drivers and share their data even after they cancel their services, calling the practice a brazen invasion of privacy.

Schumer's call for an FTC investigation comes a week after the General Motors Co. unit announced the new policy going into effect in December, and days after U.S. Sens. Christopher Coons, D-Del., and Al Franken, D-Minn., asked OnStar to reconsider the policy affecting roughly 6 million...
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