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If Henry Ford were alive today, his jaw might very well drop to the floor. Though Ford's cars were innovative for the time, the automaker probably never could have imagined that the company that bears his name would one day ink a deal with Microsoft for hands-free Bluetooth technology in-vehicle operating systems. Ten years from now, it may be difficult to find a vehicle without a diverse array of telematics features. However, not all of tomorrow's digital options will revolve around entertainment.
With all the wonderful systems and gadgets that will be integral to cars, the public is about to get screwed by government and industry. Specificly, it will be by the transmission of realtime movements of unwitting and unwilling participants in a government traffic monitoring system that is ripe for corruption if gone unchecked by public wrath.