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Tech Company Says Cars Collect 25 Gigabits of Data per Hour, Making Them Targets for Hacking

Vehicles now collect a vast trove of personal data—from navigation history to text messages—that companies are increasingly looking to monetize, raising concerns about data privacy.
Cars today are like smartphones that have numerous apps connected to the internet which collect and share large amounts of data. Most owners do not know the amount of personal data that their vehicle collects and transmits, who collects it, for what purpose, and how it is used.
According to Privacy4Cars, a tech firm that aims to resolve privacy issues in the automotive ecosystem, a single modern car can have 60 onboard computers that run about 100 million lines of code and collect 25 gigabits of data per hour….

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