Private Eye: IGEN patents algorithm to monitor driver behaviour, privacy concerns raised

California, United States – IGEN Networks Corporation has patented a “Real-Time Driver Telematic Signatures,” a system to gather data and rate the driving patterns of piloted and autonomous vehicles. Registered with the United States Patent Office as patent number 17/850,258, IGEN promises to “expand the dataset of ‘Big Data’ to include…weather conditions, population density and […]

Biden Buys In: U.S. President shows support for the ‘Right to Repair’ campaign.

Washington, D.C. — United States President Joe Biden has shown his support of the ‘Right to Repair’ campaign by signing an executive order late last week that would prohibit anti-competitive restrictions that prohibit consumers freedoms when it comes to their data and repairing their vehicle where they want to.  President of the Auto Care Association, […]