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From: Therese Godefroy
Subject: www/proprietary potential-malware.html propriet...
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 04:11:37 -0400 (EDT)

CVSROOT:        /webcvs/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Therese Godefroy <th_g> 19/03/28 04:11:36

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

Log message:
        Cameras in Volvo cars (RT #1370930).

CVSWeb URLs:
http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/www/proprietary/potential-malware.html?cvsroot=www&r1=1.16&r2=1.17
http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/www/proprietary/proprietary.html?cvsroot=www&r1=1.100&r2=1.101
http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/www/proprietary/workshop/mal.rec?cvsroot=www&r1=1.63&r2=1.64

Patches:
Index: potential-malware.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/proprietary/potential-malware.html,v
retrieving revision 1.16
retrieving revision 1.17
diff -u -b -r1.16 -r1.17
--- potential-malware.html      11 Mar 2019 09:51:09 -0000      1.16
+++ potential-malware.html      28 Mar 2019 08:11:36 -0000      1.17
@@ -24,6 +24,18 @@
 <div class="column-limit" id="potential-malware"></div>
 
 <ul class="blurbs">
+  <li id="M201903200">
+    <p>Volvo plans to <a
+    
href="https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/mar/20/volvo-to-install-cameras-in-new-cars-to-reduce-road-deaths";>
+    install cameras inside cars</a> to monitor the driver for signs of
+    impairment that could cause an accident.</p>
+
+    <p>However, there is nothing to prevent these cameras from doing
+    other things, such as biometrically identifying the driver or
+    passengers, other than proprietary software which Volvo&mdash;or
+    various governments and criminals&mdash;could change at any time.</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";>
@@ -124,7 +136,7 @@
 
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2019/03/11 09:51:09 $
+$Date: 2019/03/28 08:11:36 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->
 </p>
 </div>

Index: proprietary.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/proprietary/proprietary.html,v
retrieving revision 1.100
retrieving revision 1.101
diff -u -b -r1.100 -r1.101
--- proprietary.html    26 Mar 2019 09:57:13 -0000      1.100
+++ proprietary.html    28 Mar 2019 08:11:36 -0000      1.101
@@ -146,6 +146,18 @@
 <h3 id="latest">Latest additions</h3>
 
 <ul class="blurbs">
+  <li id="M201903200">
+    <p>Volvo plans to <a
+    
href="https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/mar/20/volvo-to-install-cameras-in-new-cars-to-reduce-road-deaths";>
+    install cameras inside cars</a> to monitor the driver for signs of
+    impairment that could cause an accident.</p>
+
+    <p>However, there is nothing to prevent these cameras from doing
+    other things, such as biometrically identifying the driver or
+    passengers, other than proprietary software which Volvo&mdash;or
+    various governments and criminals&mdash;could change at any time.</p>
+  </li>
+
   <li id="M201704131">
     <p>Low-priced Chromebooks for schools are <a
     href="https://www.eff.org/wp/school-issued-devices-and-student-privacy";>
@@ -199,21 +211,6 @@
     seems to mean <a href="/gnu/linux-and-gnu.html">GNU/Linux</a>. That
     hack would not require changing Linux itself.</p>
   </li>
-
-  <li id="M201507290">
-    <p>Game Of War: Fire Age is an iPhone game with <a
-    
href="http://www.cracked.com/personal-experiences-1762-5-reasons-i-lost-249000-iphone-game.html";>
-    addictive features</a> which are based on <a
-    href="/proprietary/proprietary-addictions.html#addictiveness">behavioral
-    manipulation techniques</a>, compounded with group emulation. After a
-    fairly easy start, the game slows down and becomes more difficult,
-    so gamers are led to spend more and more money in order to keep up
-    with their group. And if they stop playing for a while, the equipment
-    they invested in gets destroyed by the &ldquo;enemy&rdquo; unless
-    they buy an expensive &ldquo;shield&rdquo; to protect it. This game
-    is also deceptive, as it uses confusing menus and complex stats to
-    obfuscate true monetary costs.</p>
-  </li>
 </ul>
 
 
@@ -274,7 +271,7 @@
 
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2019/03/26 09:57:13 $
+$Date: 2019/03/28 08:11:36 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->
 </p>
 </div>

Index: workshop/mal.rec
===================================================================
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/proprietary/workshop/mal.rec,v
retrieving revision 1.63
retrieving revision 1.64
diff -u -b -r1.63 -r1.64
--- workshop/mal.rec    26 Mar 2019 09:57:14 -0000      1.63
+++ workshop/mal.rec    28 Mar 2019 08:11:36 -0000      1.64
@@ -25,6 +25,21 @@
 ####    Please don't remove the blank line after this marker!    ####
 # ADD NEW BLURB HERE
 
+Added: 2019-03-28
+Id: 201903200
+PubDate: 2019-03-20
+Target: potential-malware.html potential-malware
+Keywords: volvo
+Blurb: <p>Volvo plans to <a
++   
href="https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/mar/20/volvo-to-install-cameras-in-new-cars-to-reduce-road-deaths";>
++   install cameras inside cars</a> to monitor the driver for signs of
++   impairment that could cause an accident.</p>
++
++   <p>However, there is nothing to prevent these cameras from doing
++   other things, such as biometrically identifying the driver or
++   passengers, other than proprietary software which Volvo&mdash;or
++   various governments and criminals&mdash;could change at any time.</p>
+
 Added: 2019-03-26
 Id: 201704131
 RT: www-discuss 2019-03-25 (Please look for more examples...)



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