Who Really Owns Your Car?
August 5th, 2022
53 mins 9 secs
About this Episode
Katherine Druckman and Doc Searls talk to Kyle Rankin of Purism about the data cars collect, where it goes, and how we’re really just driving around in a smart phone that we don’t even own.
- Who Is Collecting Data from Your Car? – The Markup — A firehose of sensitive data from your vehicle is flowing to a group of companies you’ve probably never heard of
- I Got Access to My Secret Consumer Score. Now You Can Get Yours, Too. - The New York Times — Little-known companies are amassing your data — like food orders and Airbnb messages — and selling the analysis to clients. Here’s how to get a copy of what they have on you.
- Locked In A Remote Control Car – Purism — It’s rare to find modern technology that’s actually on your side. For the most part when technology advances today, new features are less for your benefit, and more to benefit the company that made them.
- Tesla Removes About 80 Miles Of Customer's Available Battery Capacity Via Software Restriction — Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) has some of the most advanced cars on the planet. Software updates allow new features to be added for free, such as better performance or enhanced safety features. But having a car that is dominated by software can have its drawbacks, too.
- Ford, GM Push Harder to Stop New Car Flipping and Price Gouging — Some dealers are overpricing such popular cars and trucks as the Ford F-150 Lightning and Chevy Corvette Z06, but the automakers are cracking down.
- In-car monitoring: Surveillance tech will make your car less private - CNET — Everything you do in your car may soon be noticed.
- How your car is spying on you | Daily Mail Online — Experts have revealed the myriad ways that your car can spy on your personal habits.