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Is There An ObamaCar
In Your Future?

Investor´s Business Daily, by IBD Staff

Original Article

Posted By:RustMB, 2/7/2014 11:23:33 AM

Auto Safety: The Obama administration is pushing technology that will let cars "talk" to each other to avoid crashes. Sounds great. But do we really want the folks who built HealthCare.gov at the wheel of our automobiles? Earlier this week, the Department of Transportation announced plans to require all cars to come equipped with "vehicle to vehicle" communications technology it´s now developing. Once in place, these V2V devices would transmit information about car speeds and locations, warning drivers of danger. The system might even take control of a car to prevent a crash. Administration officials call it "game-changing" technology that could prevent 80%

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mc squared, 2/7/2014 11:30:20 AM     (No. 9723154)

Like hell I will. If I´m forced to buy it I´ll disable it somehow, just as some people have disabled their OnStar.
You don´t think it´s really off just because you don´t subscribe, do you?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 2/7/2014 11:35:53 AM     (No. 9723165)

Why do I have the feeling that it will also be ´´talking to´´ Big Brother? Dammit government, get OUT of my life!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Rather Read, 2/7/2014 11:43:45 AM     (No. 9723175)

There are times I´d like to have a self driving care (like trying to navigate Nashville traffic) but I simply don´t trust Big Brother.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: FLCracker, 2/7/2014 11:47:59 AM     (No. 9723179)

So they think that this system will prevent 80% of the crashes?

That´s because 80% of the people involved in those crashes think they have this system ALREADY.

I make this observation based on the attention most drivers actually give their driving.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 2/7/2014 12:19:00 PM     (No. 9723234)

Obamacar? Ask my friend, Noah Effingway...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JimJr, 2/7/2014 12:46:05 PM     (No. 9723284)

How are the cars actually supposed to "communicate" if all of them are broadcasting all at the same time? Walk into a crowded room and try to understand the conversations of the four people closest to you. I know it will all be digital and your call´s system will (supposed) be able to assemble all of the packets from the surrounding cars to form a data set. Great, I don´t think so. That means that it will have no way to authenticate the messages and that is important. An unscrupulous person can inject false data and your car will accept it and process it because the system requires it to trust all data. This bad actor can now send data to your car that can make it do anything he wants, speed up, stop, swerve or cause the car to wreck.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: The Architect, 2/7/2014 1:01:18 PM     (No. 9723308)

Hitler had an official car too. Thats how the Volkswagon Beetle was invented. The name means "People´s Car".

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Reply 8 - Posted by: GW_Rider, 2/7/2014 1:32:03 PM     (No. 9723334)

On your way to a Tea Party meeting? "Comrade, you are approaching a forbidden area. Change direction NOW."

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 2/7/2014 5:17:43 PM     (No. 9723677)

Great. Every time your car gives away your destination, an NSA agent gets his wings.

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