[Oeva-list] Oregon EV Tax, Verizon and your privacy

Dima Kukushkin dimakukushkin at gmail.com
Tue Jun 18 14:55:30 PDT 2013


While I am opposed to EV specific taxes - I dont' see why it is bad to have
government access to my driving records, since i'm not doing anytihng
illegal.  But if that monitoring will help to disable at least one
terrorist attack - I am al for it.


Dmitry



On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 2:48 PM, Lawrence Winiarski <
lawrence_winiarski at yahoo.com> wrote:

>
>   Just thought I'd point out that the Road User Task Force has touted
> "Verizon" in the
> public/private partnerships for taxing your vehicles.    (private
> companies who would handle the "details" of gathering the
> mileage/GPS tax info)
>
>
> http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/RUFPP/docs/itemb_rucpp_develop_progress_rept_052212.pdf
> (page 2)
>
> Of course we all know that Verizon would never ever in a million years
> give up your private information on where/when you drive.   That would
> be a violation of your privacy policy that they swore they'd never break
> for their phone customers.   They'd never do that unless they had a court
> order
>  or at least a strong tingling sensation.     And all of us who worried
> about it are old crackpots anyway.
>
> On a lighter note, here's President Obama's letter to Verizon Customers.
>
>
> http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/borowitzreport/2013/06/a-letter-to-verizon-customers.html
>
>
>
>
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