Items tagged "DSRC"

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Public Knowledge Supports Trump Administration Withdrawal of Vehicle-2-Vehicle Plan Mandating DSRC

November 1, 2017 automotive , department of transportation , DSRC , FCC , Spectrum

According to reports, the Trump administration will withdraw an Obama administration Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that sought to install vehicle-2-vehicle technology called “dedicated short-range communications” (DSRC) in all future car models. Public Knowledge contends that withdrawing the proposal will make Americans more safe, as the driverless car technology currently poses both cybersecurity and privacy risks.

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Public Knowledge Files NHTSA Comments Raising Safety, Privacy Concerns with DSRC Technology

April 12, 2017 5.9GHz band , DSRC , NHTSA , Spectrum Reform

Today, Public Knowledge, Consumer Federation of America and New America’s Open Technology Institute submitted comments to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on mandating Direct Short Range Communication (DSRC) service for vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications.

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Public Knowledge Responds to Department of Transportation’s Connected Vehicles Proposal

December 13, 2016 automotive , department of transportation , DSRC , FCC

Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced a proposal mandating vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications technology on all new light-duty vehicles. This V2V technology would require automobile manufacturers selling cars in the United States to use dedicated short-range communications (DSRC), a technology which poses cybersecurity and privacy risks yet to be addressed by any government agency.

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Media Alert: Public Knowledge Hosts Connected Car Security Flaws Briefing December 6

November 30, 2016 automotive , Cybersecurity , DSRC , Privacy , Spectrum

This event has been rescheduled due to time conflicts and to better accommodate panelists. We will announce a new date at a later time. Please contact Shiva Stella with media inquiries.

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Consumer Groups Tell FCC Wireless Car Technology Unsafe and Violates Privacy

August 24, 2016 5.9GHz band , DSRC , FCC , Spectrum , Spectrum Reform

Today, Public Knowledge and six consumer groups filed comments telling the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that the wireless technology the auto industry will begin to deploy next month makes automobiles more vulnerable to cyberattacks, violates consumer privacy, and commercializes spectrum intended for public safety. In addition, Public Knowledge and 18 consumer groups filed a letter generally supporting the need for a non-commercial condition, and adequate privacy and cybersecurity protections.

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Public Knowledge Demands FCC Protect Wireless Car Network from Cyberattacks

June 28, 2016 5.9GHz band , automotive , DSRC , FCC , Spectrum

Today, Public Knowledge and The New America Open Technology Institute filed a Petition for Rulemaking with the Federal Communications Commission to establish requirements for cybersecurity and privacy protection in the Direct Short Range Communication (DSRC) service.

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PK Supports FCC Spectrum Sharing Notice, Urges FCC to Open Privacy and Cybersecurity Proceeding

May 26, 2016 5.9GHz band , automotive , DSRC , FCC , Spectrum

Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission voted to approve a public notice that seeks comment on testing spectrum sharing on the 5.9GHz band. These spectrum sharing tests would be set up between the auto industry’s vehicle-to-vehicle communications (“Dedicated Short Range Communications,” or DSRC) and Wi-Fi. Public Knowledge joins others in asking the FCC to allow devices to share this 75 MHz of much-needed spectrum on a non-interfering basis.

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Public Knowledge Celebrates World Wi-Fi Day

June 20, 2017 DSRC , Spectrum Reform , Spectrum Sharing , Unlicensed Spectrum , WiFi

Today Public Knowledge celebrates the first World Wi-Fi Day and the pioneering spectrum management policies that make this technology possible. World Wi-Fi Day is an international initiative organized by the Wireless Broadband Alliance under the leadership of the Connected City Advisory Board to help bridge the digital divide by using Wi-Fi technology to connect the unconnected. The day serves as a reminder that an estimated four billion people worldwide currently don’t have access to the internet and the benefits that connectivity can provide. These include not only economic benefits but the educational, employment, and social opportunities that connection can bring to individuals around the world.

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