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5 March 2014

If They Sell This Data To Insurance Com

by Code Monkey

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If they sell this data to insurance companies with timestamps and GPS data added, you could have  more dynamic car insurance rates that are on not only based on where you live, and your driving record, but places you frequent.\ \ Now you could say that while your in public space, everything is free game, but I wonder if our law maker who set the boundaries of public and private space envisioned this.

Originally shared by Mike Elgan{.reshare-attribution}The car repossession industry runs ‘vast hidden surveillance network.’\ \ Wow! Who knew? From the article:\ \ Few notice the “spotter car” from Manny Sousa’s repo company as it scours Massachusetts parking lots, looking for vehicles whose owners have defaulted on their loans. Sousa’s unmarked car is part of a technological revolution that goes well beyond the repossession business, transforming any ­industry that wants to check on the whereabouts of ordinary people.\ \ An automated reader attached to the spotter car takes a picture of every ­license plate it passes and sends it to a company in Texas that already has more than 1.8 billion plate scans from vehicles across the country.\ \ Also: Who else has access to this data? The NSA? \ \ The
car repossession industry runs 'vast hidden surveillance network.' Wow!
Who knew? From the article: Few notice the “spotter car” from Manny
Sousa’s repo company as it scours Massachusetts parking lots, looking
for vehicles whose owners have defaulted on their loans. Sousa’s
unmarked car is part of a technological revolution that goes well beyond
the repossession business, transforming any ­industry that wants to
check on the whereabouts of ordinary people. An automated reader
attached to the spotter car takes a picture of every ­license plate it
passes and sends it to a company in Texas that already has more than 1.8
billion plate scans from vehicles across the country. Also: Who else has
access to this data? The NSA?
http://betaboston.com/news/2014/03/05/a-vast-hidden-surveillance-network-runs-across-america-powered-by-the-repo-industry/{.media}{.media-link} The car repossession industry runs ‘vast hidden surveillance network.’ Wow! Who knew? From the article: Few notice the “spotter car” from Manny Sousa’s repo company as it scours Massachusetts parking lots, looking for vehicles whose owners have defaulted on their loans. Sousa’s unmarked car is part of a technological revolution that goes well beyond the repossession business, transforming any ­industry that wants to check on the whereabouts of ordinary people. An automated reader attached to the spotter car takes a picture of every ­license plate it passes and sends it to a company in Texas that already has more than 1.8 billion plate scans from vehicles across the country. Also: Who else has access to this data? The NSA? http://betaboston.com/news/2014/03/05/a-vast-hidden-surveillance-network-runs-across-america-powered-by-the-repo-industry/

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Can avehicle on private oroperty be reposessed tha is sitting on four stands with no wheels attched to the vehicle itself

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