Let’s see if this is an organization you’d like to support.

GM’s OnStar now collects your GPS location information and speed “for any purpose, at any time”.

They also have apparently granted themselves the ability to sell this personal information, and other information to third parties, including law enforcement.

To add insult to a slap in the face, the company insists they will continue collecting and selling this personal information even after you cancel your service, unless you specifically shut down the data connection to the vehicle after canceling. This could mean that if you buy a used car with OnStar, or even a new one that already has been activated by the dealer, your location and other information may get tracked by OnStar without your knowledge, even if you’ve never done business with OnStar.

Let’s see if this is an organization you’d like to support.

All perfectly legal, of course.

And, let’s see if this is an organization you’d like to support.

The Digital Due Process group, a coalition of privacy organizations like the EFF and companies that are lobbying to reform surveillance laws in the US.

The group hopes to modernize the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) which was enacted in 1986, long before the Internet.

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has launched Who Has Your Back calling on major Internet companies like Google, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and about thirteen others to stand with their users when it comes to government demands for users’ data.

And while we’re at it, let’s see if we can keep our country.

“The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause…”

Dave Winer says “I, as a mere user of Facebook, am seriously scared of them.”

Cory Doctorow: “Tech Companies Exploit the Way We Undervalue Privacy.”