• ActuallyRuben
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    23 months ago

    Is the user aware that the data they synchronize to their car, a machine that they own, is sold by the car manufacturer to advertisers? Do they explicitly agree to the selling of their data, when selecting what connectivity they want?

    Can you blame the user for making a choice, when they’re not told the consequences of that choice?

    • @[email protected]
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      13 months ago

      I don’t know, I haven’t purchase a new car. But on the other hand if thry aren’t privacy concious to start with then their phone is selling all their data anyway, so not sure why they are shocked by the car selling it too.

      • ActuallyRuben
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        23 months ago

        Maybe I’m too European to understand your point, but my phone selling my call and message history would be just as outrageous.

        • @[email protected]
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          23 months ago

          Lol. yep. USA and Canada have google and apple tracking everything (even apples No Track option was found to do nothing at all). And if it is not them it is your Internet Service Provider selling your DNS queries to ad companies. Obviously a tech savvy person will run a degoogled phone and use a private DNS or TOR etc. but 90% off people dont understand or don’t care