Items tagged "automotive"

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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 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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Public Knowledge Responds to Rep. DeFazio’s Letter on Dedicated Short-Range Communications

July 26, 2016 5.9GHz band , automotive , FCC , Spectrum Reform , Wi-Fi

Last week, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Oregon), House Transportation Committee ranking member, sent a letter to both the Federal Communications Commission’s Chairman Tom Wheeler and the Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx targeting the dedicated short-range communications (DSRC) technology now being deployed in some cars.

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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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