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Consumers should be in the driving seat: AAA

Privacy please: The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) has expressed concern over data usage in connected cars.

AAA warns that control of vehicle data could see independent repairers frozen out

31 Oct 2016

- The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) has called for government intervention to prevent car-makers collecting data from vehicles – and from the owners’ mobile phones – without telling the owners what data they are collecting and what they are doing with it.

- The association, which represents all the state-based motoring clubs, also warned that there was a danger car-makers could keep vehicle data secret and force owners to use only franchised dealers to service their cars.

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