GPS Maker TomTom Submits Your Speed Data To Police

Discussion in 'privacy problems' started by lotuseclat79, Apr 28, 2011.

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  1. lotuseclat79

    lotuseclat79 Registered Member

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    Like you said that would require real time data. Not the case here.

    I don't see this as a bad thing.
     
  3. Nebulus

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    I think it's a very bad thing, because I don't want my data (and that includes any kind of data) to go where a hardware/service provider wants. I'm well aware that in today's society this is very hard, but cases like this make it even worse. :thumbd:
    As for the fact that the data was used to catch speeders, I can say only that in my view the ends DOES NOT justify the means.
     
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    I do not pay for a product so that it can be (ab)used against me by the vendor and his partners, especially not when the "partners" turn out to be the police/law enforcement.

    Shame on TomTom. :argh: :thumbd:
     
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    Indeed, plus they should place the speed camera's on places and intersections where the accident rate is the highest, not where they can collect the largest sums of money..
     
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