Will the new Bronco rat you out?

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You gotta ask yourself, who owns the data?
Ford, law enforcement, insurance company or you.
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Where did you get that I was defending them? smh

They deserve to be under the jail.
whew.

sorry, just the way it read. sounded like you were saying the 1000's of pages used against them wasn't ok.

my mistake!
 

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I always assumed the car makers were protecting themselves from law suits related to "faulty vehicles" with this data recording stuff. Which, seems reasonable to me.
 
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data recorders have been in cars for the last decade. Most of you have cars built within then. Have you had a problem then? Why bring this up now?
 

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Some people like to call this a "tin foil hat" concern. But in the news today, golfer Tiger Woods was recently in a crash, and looks like the authorities are wanting to look at what they are calling the vehicle "black box". (Article link below.)

Specifically the authorities mention using the black box to "determine if criminal charges were necessary". Currently there are no criminal charges, but imagine if your vehicle rats you out and they up the charges. Cold!

Possibly the extent to which the new Bronco might rat out the owner, would depend on the number of sensors and automated functions on the various versions.

https://www.yahoo.com/sports/sherif...rmine-if-a-crime-was-committed-033336250.html
That stretch of road Woods was driving down has a posted speed limit of "45". Going down hill at double that into a curve would not need a black-box to tell me what happens next. A "Failure to maintain control" ticket ? But I hear if he goes to "Traffic School" he can be charged with a "Moveable" violation. (Humor).
 

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Some people like to call this a "tin foil hat" concern. But in the news today, golfer Tiger Woods was recently in a crash, and looks like the authorities are wanting to look at what they are calling the vehicle "black box". (Article link below.)

Specifically the authorities mention using the black box to "determine if criminal charges were necessary". Currently there are no criminal charges, but imagine if your vehicle rats you out and they up the charges. Cold!

Possibly the extent to which the new Bronco might rat out the owner, would depend on the number of sensors and automated functions on the various versions.

https://www.yahoo.com/sports/sherif...rmine-if-a-crime-was-committed-033336250.html
From what I understand... Ford receives vehicle specific type information. The authorities need a warrant for criminal investigations. Insurance companies need your permission. That being said; Big Brother is still always watching....
 

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data recorders have been in cars for the last decade. Most of you have cars built within then. Have you had a problem then? Why bring this up now?
Because it's the internet and people like to bitch, myself included. Now I don't give two shits about the black box in question because everything is tracked these days in a modern setting. Don't be an asshole and you will be fine, or if you are an asshole be prepared to own it. Simple.
Plus, new info on the Bronco is getting scarce and folks have come down from the KOH high and are getting restless.
Hell, we were comparing a sticker to a vagina just early today.
 

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Plus, new info on the Bronco is getting scarce and folks have come down from the KOH high and are getting restless.
Hit the nail on the head here.
 

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My Ford dealer and Ford itself bugs the heck out of me to sign up for Ford Pass on each new vehicle I get. With Ford Pass I've realized they constantly have all the info they need to possibly deny a warranty claim, etc. due to driving habits, maintenance or whatever else. For me at least, the Ford Pass points are not worth me giving up that information to potentially use against me. I'll pay for my own first oil change and tire rotation which is about what the award points for the purchase of a vehicle get you.
 

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The SUV Tiger was driving even knows where your eyes were looking. It knows everything.
 

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Some people like to call this a "tin foil hat" concern. But in the news today, golfer Tiger Woods was recently in a crash, and looks like the authorities are wanting to look at what they are calling the vehicle "black box". (Article link below.)

Specifically the authorities mention using the black box to "determine if criminal charges were necessary". Currently there are no criminal charges, but imagine if your vehicle rats you out and they up the charges. Cold!

Possibly the extent to which the new Bronco might rat out the owner, would depend on the number of sensors and automated functions on the various versions.

https://www.yahoo.com/sports/sherif...rmine-if-a-crime-was-committed-033336250.html
Interesting. I'm sure there are some future lawsuits to attempt to prevent the authorities from accessing. It's your property (probably doesn't matter if they get a warrant). The data probably doesn't have much security ala apple products to keep snoopers from snoopin.
 

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Because it's the internet and people like to bitch, myself included. Now I don't give two shits about the black box in question because everything is tracked these days in a modern setting. Don't be an asshole and you will be fine, or if you are an asshole be prepared to own it. Simple.
Plus, new info on the Bronco is getting scarce and folks have come down from the KOH high and are getting restless.
Hell, we were comparing a sticker to a vagina just early today.
That is an easy thought process, sure. It's a bigger issue however and there is a lot more at stake in the future from the big brother trackers. I'm not a conspiracy theory guy, but these sort of things are not in the public's best interest. They serve greed and authoritarianism.
 

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Our vehicles already have the "mark of the beast" and someday we will join them,,,, or not.
 

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My Ford dealer and Ford itself bugs the heck out of me to sign up for Ford Pass on each new vehicle I get. With Ford Pass I've realized they constantly have all the info they need to possibly deny a warranty claim, etc. due to driving habits, maintenance or whatever else. For me at least, the Ford Pass points are not worth me giving up that information to potentially use against me. I'll pay for my own first oil change and tire rotation which is about what the award points for the purchase of a vehicle get you.
Whether you sign up and download the Fordpass app or not, your Ford vehicle and most others have a GPS installed into the car. They know your vin number and can track your speed, location, etc. whether you give them permission or not. Now, Ford agrees to not use this information under their privacy policy. But if your car is stolen or you are a fugitive in your own vehicle, law enforcement with the right warrants, can compel the manufacturer to turn over that data.
 
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