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SPY Car Act, aimed at automotive cybersecurity reintroduced in the US Congress

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Democratic Senators Ed Markey (Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) have reintroduced a bill aimed at improving cybersecurity in automobiles. The Security and Privacy in Your Car (SPY Car) Act would require the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Federal Trade Commission to develop automotive cybersecurity and privacy standards. It also necessitates …

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FTC warns connected car legislation could weaken the security and privacy principles

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Published: October 24, 2015 | Washington, DC The Energy & Commerce Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives held a hearing on October 21st titled “Examining Ways to Improve Vehicle and Roadway Safety” to consider (among other matters) Vehicle Data Privacy legislation for internet-connected cars. The proposed legislation includes requirements …

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Senators’ unveiled legislation to set rules protecting driver security and privacy

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Published: February 11, 2015 | Detroit, United States Two senators’ unveiled legislation to force the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Federal Trade Commission to set rules protecting driver security and privacy. Sens. Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., proposed the bill after Markey released a report Sunday …

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US FTC raises issues on data security for Internet of Things (IoT) including Connected Cars

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Published: January 29, 2015 | Washington DC, USA “The only way for the Internet of Things to reach its full potential for innovation is with the trust of American consumers”  Edith Ramirez, FTC Chairwoman The Federal Trade Commission recommend a series of concrete steps that businesses can take to enhance …

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