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GPS Maker TomTom submits your speed data to police

Anonymous Coward writes | more than 2 years ago

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An anonymous reader writes "The GPS systems in TomTom's Live range all feature built-in 3G data cards, which feed location and route information back to a central server. Accordingn to CNET, this data, along with a user's speed information, is being made available to local governments and the police."
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Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#35967680)

Blegh. The idea of having my driving data transmitted to police officers sounds too 1984 for my tastes. I feel like geographic locations should be reserved for the industries that really need it, like the GIS software [landiscor.com] employed by real estate and land development companies.
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