Court orders requiring the company (Onstar) to help agents intercept conversations taking place in a car equipped with the system.

Thu Nov 20 09:13:22 EST 2003

  Brian Vita wrote:
>Slightly off topic but very scary to think about when you consider where
>this can go to.

Are you sure this was Onstar?  I thought it was a GM subsidiary (and only 
available on GM cars), and there was mention of it being installed in a 

That having been said, there is a lot of "big brother is watching" 
potential in products like Onstar, Lojack and the like.  I'm not sure I'd 
want to have anything like that in a vehicle I owned (not that it's a big 
concern anytime soon given the vintage of vehicles I drive :-/)

>Brian T. Vita, President
>Cinema Service & Supply, Inc.
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