Förderverein Informationstechnik und Gesellschaft
Congress May Force Revealing of Car Computer Secrets
Posted by CowboyNeal on Monday March 15, @12:35PM from the renabling-diy-maintenance dept.
marksven writes "The Seattle Post-Intelligencer is reporting that there is a bill with 86 co-sponsors in the House to force automakers to open up their proprietary interfaces to car computers. Small car repair shops are more and more becoming locked out of the repair business because most late model cars can only be fixed by accessing their computers with codes that are secret."