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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

General News logo31 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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