Modern cars are a privacy nightmare.

It’s worse than you realize. In this video we dive into all the types of data your car is collecting about you: from video footage, microphone recordings, location data, biometrics, all the way to files/contacts/photos ingested from your phone!

00:00 Cars are NO place for a private conversation!
02:11 What data is our car collecting?
05:41 Video footage
06:16 Microphones
08:09 Location
08:40 There’s a SIM card in your phone, sending off all your data!
10:01 Telematics
10:56 Sensors: Capturing weight, emotions, etc
13:00 Who is getting access to our data
14:06 This is a huge problem

This is the first video in a series we’re doing on car privacy. Later in the series we examine:
– how easy it is to hack modern cars
– trackers in cars that you had no idea existed
– the perverse incentives that drive companies to collect as much data about us as possible
– the history of when this all started
– dangers of used cars: the previous owner of your car might still have access to all your car’s remote features, tracking tools, and cameras!
– how to wipe your own information and location history from your car before you sell it
– how to opt out of this collection and better protect yourself

We really need to get a conversation going around car privacy, and increase awareness. It’s so important we push back against the normalization of these practices, starting now.

Special Thanks to Andrea Amico, Dale Wooden, Sam Curry and Ghost Exodus for lending their expertise to this piece!

Brought to you by NBTV team members: Lee Rennie, Cube Boy, Sam Ettaro, Ghost Exodus, Will Sandoval and Naomi Brockwell

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Recommended Books:

Beginner’s Introduction To Privacy – Naomi Brockwell

Permanent Record – Edward Snowden

What has the government done to our money – Rothbard

Extreme Privacy – Michael Bazzel (The best privacy book I’ve ever read)

No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State – Glenn Greenwald

Naomi’s Privacy Bag: some of my favorite products to help protect your privacy!

Use the Brave browser!

USB-C to ethernet adapter:

Faraday bag (signal stopping, to protect your fob, credit card, computer, and phone)

Data Blocker (if you’re charging your phone in an unknown port, use this so that no data is transferred)

Computer privacy screen (use your computer in public? Keep your information safe! Choose the size right for your computer)

Phone privacy screen (don’t let people in public see your private data, choose the size for your phone)
Samsung note 10 –
iPhone XR –
Pixel 6a –

Camera cover (for computers and phones, so no one can access your camera without you knowing)

Privacy Tip: Turn off your wifi and bluetooth when you’re not using them!!!

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