The Internet of Things is expanding to include automobiles, and this week’s announcement from the DOT shows us where the future is heading. Car to car communications may be paving the way for driverless cars on our nation’s highways, but it may also provide information for law enforcement or hackers to take over your automobile. Like that idea? Now, picture a sentient computer in control. Yeah, we figured you’d feel that way.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, part of the Department of Transportation, published last week an “advanced notice of proposed rulemaking” on “vehicle-to-vehicle communications.”