CNN reports Mercedes-Benz is using sensors to track and repossess vehicles. According to a spokeswoman for Mercedes, drivers agree to location tracking when they purchase the car. Privacy advocates have raised concerns about the practice citing it may expose the information to hackers or exploitation. As of March 2018, all new cars built in the European Union must come with location sensors that can transmit data to emergency services if an accident occurs. Meanwhile, MediaPost reports two Colorado residents dropped their location privacy lawsuits “without prejudice” against Google and Apple but not the suit filed against Facebook.
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