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  •  Why a pre-electronic ignition car? (1+ / 0-)
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    How does electronic ignition make you vulnerable?

    A million Arcosantis.

    by Villabolo on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 03:14:58 PM PDT

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    •  's easier for the outside controls to shut down (2+ / 0-)
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      tho not as easy if you don't have OnStar or some equivalent.

      LBJ, Van Cliburn, Ike, Wendy Davis, Lady Bird, Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Molly Ivins, Sully Sullenburger, Drew Brees: Texas is NO Bush League!

      by BlackSheep1 on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 03:29:56 PM PDT

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      •  I suppose my navigation system (1+ / 0-)
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        and car's black box are going to tattle on me as well?

        And I care for that darn car so well.

        That's it! No more car washes or regular maintenance!

        We'll see who's the boss in this relationship!

        © grover


        So if you get hit by a bus tonight, would you be satisfied with how you spent today, your last day on earth? Live like tomorrow is never guaranteed, because it's not. -- Me.

        by grover on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 03:58:08 PM PDT

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        •  No, but if your car's dependent on (1+ / 0-)
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          a lot of electronix, it's vulnerable. EMP's only a danger to cars that don't have points and condenser ignitions, forex.

          LBJ, Van Cliburn, Ike, Wendy Davis, Lady Bird, Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Molly Ivins, Sully Sullenburger, Drew Brees: Texas is NO Bush League!

          by BlackSheep1 on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 04:04:23 PM PDT

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    •  At a TED talk, two guys showed (1+ / 0-)
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      how you could take over controls, or say a Prius like mine, remotely. Cars today have various wireless devices. Even the wireless tire pressure sensors have been proven to be usable to hack into cars that have them. I'm in the wireless business, by the way.

      I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice it always coincides with their own desires. - Susan B. Anthony

      by pajoly on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 04:51:11 PM PDT

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