Groups Want Strict Privacy Safeguards For Car 'Black Boxes'

Law360, New York (February 12, 2013, 7:04 PM EST) -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's recent proposal to require the installation in all new cars of devices that record information often used in accident litigation needs to include stronger protections to curb long-term tracking and data misuse, a coalition of privacy groups said Monday.

In comments on the agency's December proposal to mandate the installation of “black boxes” in all light passenger vehicles manufactured after August 2014, groups including the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Electronic Privacy Information Center urged the NHTSA to revise its...
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