Mandatory 'Black Boxes' in Cars Raise Privacy Concerns

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Starting in September of 2014, every new car in the United States will be required to have a 'black box' installed.

According to ABC News:

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration would like to make it mandatory for automakers to install a so-called "black box" in all new cars and light trucks.

The devices, also known as event data recorders, have long been used by investigators to discover the root cause of commercial airplane crashes. In recent years however, automakers have quietly begun installing similar products in more and more cars.