Guess what? You may be helping the cops bust you - and your fellow motorists - for speeding:
Satellite navigation system maker TomTom indirectly sells details of motorists’ driving behaviour to the police for use in determining where speed traps should be placed, the AD reports on Wednesday.
Almost half the country’s police forces use this method of deciding where to put cameras and speed checks, the paper says.
This is over in the Netherlands, but would anyone care to bet whether Google and Apple, for example, sell their Satnav data?
You do realize that your pretty GPS in the car is well-aware of exactly how fast you're driving at any given point in time, right? And that this information is their data, not yours, right?
Just like driving with a video camera in your car pointing right at the speedometer along where an exact location at all times. In fact, that's exactly what you just let the cops do.
Welcome to the police state, where your "convenience" becomes their ability to hand you a $500 ticket.
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