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www/proprietary malware-cars.html proprietary-s...


From: Therese Godefroy
Subject: www/proprietary malware-cars.html proprietary-s...
Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 06:49:14 -0400 (EDT)

CVSROOT:        /webcvs/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Therese Godefroy <th_g> 19/03/13 06:49:14

Modified files:
        proprietary    : malware-cars.html proprietary-surveillance.html 
                         proprietary.html 
        proprietary/workshop: mal.rec 

Log message:
        Spying on electric cars in China (RT #1354576).

CVSWeb URLs:
http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/www/proprietary/malware-cars.html?cvsroot=www&r1=1.20&r2=1.21
http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/www/proprietary/proprietary-surveillance.html?cvsroot=www&r1=1.250&r2=1.251
http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/www/proprietary/proprietary.html?cvsroot=www&r1=1.96&r2=1.97
http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/www/proprietary/workshop/mal.rec?cvsroot=www&r1=1.58&r2=1.59

Patches:
Index: malware-cars.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/proprietary/malware-cars.html,v
retrieving revision 1.20
retrieving revision 1.21
diff -u -b -r1.20 -r1.21
--- malware-cars.html   4 Feb 2019 07:16:06 -0000       1.20
+++ malware-cars.html   13 Mar 2019 10:49:13 -0000      1.21
@@ -57,6 +57,17 @@
     worse.</p>
   </li>
 
+  <li id="M201811300">
+    <p>In China, it is mandatory for electric
+    cars to be equipped with a terminal that <a
+    href="https://www.apnews.com/4a749a4211904784826b45e812cff4ca";>
+    transfers technical data, including car location,
+    to a government-run platform</a>. In practice, <a
+    href="/proprietary/proprietary-surveillance.html#car-spying">
+    manufacturers collect this data</a> as part of their own spying, then
+    forward it to the government-run platform.</p>
+  </li>
+
   <li id="M201810230">
     <p>GM <a
     href="https://boingboing.net/2018/10/23/dont-touch-that-dial.html";>
@@ -129,7 +140,7 @@
   </li>
 
   <li id="M201607160">
-    <p>Computerized cars with nonfree software are <a
+    <p id="car-spying">Computerized cars with nonfree software are <a
     
href="http://www.thelowdownblog.com/2016/07/your-cars-been-studying-you-closely-and.html";>
     snooping devices</a>.</p>
   </li>
@@ -291,7 +302,7 @@
 
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2019/02/04 07:16:06 $
+$Date: 2019/03/13 10:49:13 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->
 </p>
 </div>

Index: proprietary-surveillance.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/proprietary/proprietary-surveillance.html,v
retrieving revision 1.250
retrieving revision 1.251
diff -u -b -r1.250 -r1.251
--- proprietary-surveillance.html       9 Mar 2019 16:43:42 -0000       1.250
+++ proprietary-surveillance.html       13 Mar 2019 10:49:13 -0000      1.251
@@ -1826,6 +1826,17 @@
 </div>
 
 <ul class="blurbs">
+  <li id="M201811300">
+    <p>In China, it is mandatory for electric
+    cars to be equipped with a terminal that <a
+    href="https://www.apnews.com/4a749a4211904784826b45e812cff4ca";>
+    transfers technical data, including car location,
+    to a government-run platform</a>. In practice, <a
+    href="/proprietary/proprietary-surveillance.html#car-spying">
+    manufacturers collect this data</a> as part of their own spying, then
+    forward it to the government-run platform.</p>
+  </li>
+
   <li id="M201810230">
     <p>GM <a
     href="https://boingboing.net/2018/10/23/dont-touch-that-dial.html";>
@@ -1852,7 +1863,7 @@
   </li>
 
   <li id="M201607160">
-    <p>Computerized cars with nonfree software are <a
+    <p id="car-spying">Computerized cars with nonfree software are <a
     
href="http://www.thelowdownblog.com/2016/07/your-cars-been-studying-you-closely-and.html";>
     snooping devices</a>.</p>
   </li>
@@ -2196,7 +2207,7 @@
 
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2019/03/09 16:43:42 $
+$Date: 2019/03/13 10:49:13 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->
 </p>
 </div>

Index: proprietary.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/proprietary/proprietary.html,v
retrieving revision 1.96
retrieving revision 1.97
diff -u -b -r1.96 -r1.97
--- proprietary.html    11 Mar 2019 09:51:09 -0000      1.96
+++ proprietary.html    13 Mar 2019 10:49:13 -0000      1.97
@@ -146,6 +146,17 @@
 <h3 id="latest">Latest additions</h3>
 
 <ul class="blurbs">
+  <li id="M201811300">
+    <p>In China, it is mandatory for electric
+    cars to be equipped with a terminal that <a
+    href="https://www.apnews.com/4a749a4211904784826b45e812cff4ca";>
+    transfers technical data, including car location,
+    to a government-run platform</a>. In practice, <a
+    href="/proprietary/proprietary-surveillance.html#car-spying">
+    manufacturers collect this data</a> as part of their own spying, then
+    forward it to the government-run platform.</p>
+  </li>
+
   <li id="M201903080">
     <p>Malware installed into the processor in a hard drive could <a
     
href="https://yro.slashdot.org/story/19/03/08/1928257/hard-disks-can-be-turned-into-listening-devices-researchers-find";>
@@ -233,25 +244,6 @@
     href="/proprietary/proprietary-surveillance.html#M201901100">allows
     Amazon to watch</a>.</p>
   </li>
-
-  <li id="M201902140">
-    <p>The AppCensus database gives information on <a
-    href="https://www.appcensus.mobi";> how Android apps use and
-    misuse users' personal data</a>. As of March 2019, nearly
-    78,000 have been analyzed, of which 24,000 (31%) transmit the <a
-    href="/proprietary/proprietary-surveillance.html#M201812290">
-    Advertising ID</a> to other companies, and <a
-    href="https://blog.appcensus.mobi/2019/02/14/ad-ids-behaving-badly/";>
-    18,000 (23% of the total) link this ID to hardware identifiers</a>,
-    so that users cannot escape tracking by resetting it.</p>
-
-    <p>Collecting hardware identifiers is in apparent violation of
-    Google's policies. But it seems that Google wasn't aware of it,
-    and, once informed, was in no hurry to take action. This proves
-    that the policies of a development platform are ineffective at
-    preventing nonfree software developers from including malware in
-    their programs.</p>
-  </li>
 </ul>
 
 
@@ -312,7 +304,7 @@
 
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2019/03/11 09:51:09 $
+$Date: 2019/03/13 10:49:13 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->
 </p>
 </div>

Index: workshop/mal.rec
===================================================================
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/proprietary/workshop/mal.rec,v
retrieving revision 1.58
retrieving revision 1.59
diff -u -b -r1.58 -r1.59
--- workshop/mal.rec    11 Mar 2019 09:51:09 -0000      1.58
+++ workshop/mal.rec    13 Mar 2019 10:49:14 -0000      1.59
@@ -25,6 +25,22 @@
 ####    Please don't remove the blank line after this marker!    ####
 # ADD NEW BLURB HERE
 
+Added: 2019-03-13
+Id: 201811300
+RT: 1354576
+PubDate: 2018-11-30
+Target: malware-cars.html malware-cars
+Target: proprietary-surveillance.html SpywareInVehicles
+Keywords:
+Blurb: <p>In China, it is mandatory for electric
++   cars to be equipped with a terminal that <a
++   href="https://www.apnews.com/4a749a4211904784826b45e812cff4ca";>
++   transfers technical data, including car location,
++   to a government-run platform</a>. In practice, <a
++   href="/proprietary/proprietary-surveillance.html#car-spying">
++   manufacturers collect this data</a> as part of their own spying, then
++   forward it to the government-run platform.</p>
+
 Added: 2019-03-11
 Id: 201903080
 RT: www-discuss 2019-03-11 (potential malware.html)
@@ -2649,7 +2665,7 @@
 Target: malware-cars.html malware-cars
 PubDate: 2016-07-16
 Keywords:
-Blurb: <p>Computerized cars with nonfree software are <a
+Blurb: <p id="car-spying">Computerized cars with nonfree software are <a
 +   
href="http://www.thelowdownblog.com/2016/07/your-cars-been-studying-you-closely-and.html";>
 +   snooping devices</a>.</p>
 



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