Is Your Car Going to Spy on You?

To repair America's crumbling roads and bridges, several states and the federal government are toying with the idea charging drivers by the mile, using data sent from black boxes in every vehicle. It's a laudable idea, in principle.

To repair America's crumbling roads and bridges, several states and the federal government are toying with the idea of charging drivers by the mile, using data sent from black boxes in every vehicle. It's a laudable idea, in principle. But supporters are going to have to give more thought to the privacy issues raised by mandating devices capable of plotting your car's location and reporting on how you are driving it.

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