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Wireless industry urges NHTSA to reject mandates in favor of info-sharing to secure connected cars

April 20, 2017 |
Joshua Higgins
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A major wireless industry group is urging the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to scrap proposed mandates on securing connected cars in favor of a collaborative approach to sharing information about cyber threats.

CTIA—The Wireless Association said in comments on NHTSA’s proposed rulemaking on vehicle-to-vehicle “V2V” communications that wireless networks provide “necessary data security and privacy protections necessary to play a key role in V2V communications.”

“As in other sectors of the economy, NHTSA should rely on industry collaboration...


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