The EU thinks that some lines of code, probably shoddily written, should take precedence over how the actual driver wants to control their vehicle on the road. It's an idiotic idea and it says a lot about the people passing these laws.
Here in Germany, we are plunging the country into an Orwellian nightmare which now, for the first time in the history of the country, also includes actual curfews. Meanwhile, the government's next anti-COVID-app is a complete failure on pretty much all levels.
It looks like you've had an accident! Every new car sold in the EU has a black box in it that will activate the car's microphone and call emergency services in the event of a crash, supplying them with the car's location. A system that's ripe for explotation as spyware.
How social smartphone apps like Strava, Polar and even Untappd can leak sensitive information about highly secret subjects by logging the runs and rides we take and even the beers we drink.
The Federal Republic of Germany has ordered the first curfew in the history of the country. Meanwhile, around the world, people are now being mandatorily tracked by their mobile phones and are spied on in home office isolation.
According to recent reporting, the US government is using aggregated location data from smartphone apps to track people. What does it mean and how do we protect against it?