Everyday Hacking Risk Too Vague For Driver's Suit, Fiat Says

Law360, New York (July 13, 2017, 2:59 PM EDT) -- Fiat Chrysler urged an Illinois federal judge Wednesday to grant it a quick win and toss a local driver’s claims that its Jeeps are susceptible to hacking, arguing that it’s impossible to manufacture an inboard computer, let alone any computer device, completely free from what’s become a fact of everyday life.

FCA US LLC said in its alternative motion for summary judgment that Illinois attorney Brian Flynn made the situation worse by pursuing his lawsuit against the automaker instead of installing a patch released to cure...
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Flynn et al v. FCA US LLC et al


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3:15-cv-00855

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Illinois Southern

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Other Statutory Actions

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Michael J. Reagan

Date Filed

August 4, 2015

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