Data Collection from Auto Black Boxes Raises Privacy Issues

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on August 13, 2004

EPIC Urges Privacy Protections for Auto Black Boxes :

  • “In comments, EPIC urged the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to create privacy protections for “Event Data Recorders,” black boxes in vehicles that record crash data. EPIC noted that the boxes can become platforms for broader surveillance and that information collected by them should be subject to fair information practices.”
  • For reference, see the NHTSA Event Data Recorder (EDR) Website.
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