New Fusions on a Ford dealership lot in Pennsylvania.
Photo: Associated Press
Photo: Associated Press

Moderator's introduction

The government wants all new cars to have black boxes to record driving data by next September. Today’s columns look at the privacy concerns dogging that requirement; what the current rules address and omit; the potential negatives of sharing information; and some of the obvious benefits. We hear from two lawyers versed in the pros and cons of Event Data Recorders and an elected official who owns car dealerships.

Today's columnists:

Black boxes require more transparency, by Nate Cardozo

This technology not a big privacy concern, by David Krugler

Info can save lives, by Emanuel Jones

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