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E-ZPasses Get Read All Over New York (Not Just At Toll Booths)
In more disturbing news of government tracking you.
It seems that if you have an E-ZPass in New York you are being tracked.
An intrepid tinkerer altered his device to moo and blink every time it was scanned. And he discovered that the toll booths weren't the only time his E-ZPass was scanned.
I'm sure that New York isn't the only place where you're being tracked. Quite recently in Florida they are moving away from the battery devices to non battery stick on Sun Pass reflectors.
I'll be they'll be using that to track us wherever we go without us noticing.
The 511 Driving Times service debuted in March 2004 with coverage of Interstates 80, 680 and 880, and has been expanded several times since to more than 600 miles of coverage. The system taps data from FasTrak® toll transponders, Caltrans’ network of subpavement sensors and incident logs from the California Highway Patrol to tell motorists the current travel time between cities or major landmarks in the Bay Area.
"the government has far less interest in you than you think".
"That's just a start, but the bottom line, it's not always about the government."