54 Blog Posts From the CELL PHONE Tag


Profound Privacy Risks without our Consent: oos E-Newsletter #545

Profound Privacy Risks without our Consent: oos E-Newsletter #545

GeekWire posted last month that Portland, Oregon quietly launched a controversial mobile location data project with partner Sidewalk Labs (a subsidiary of Alphabet–which is the parent company of Google). In this year-long pilot program, the city has authorized that people, who have smartphones, will be tracked without their consent or knowledge. Portland is using software […]

Missouri Lawmakers to Discuss Tougher Distracted Driving Laws

Missouri Lawmakers to Discuss Tougher Distracted Driving Laws

By David Terry, personal injury lawyer of Terry Law Firm Fatal accidents are increasing in Missouri. They increased to 900 in 2018, and 2019 already looks like it may keep up with the trend. Of course, there are many reasons for fatal crashes in Missouri, but it seems like distracted driving is largely to blame. […]

Teen Drivers are like Veal Calves

Teen Drivers are like Veal Calves

You have probably read about the younger crowd who are more interested in their cell phones than in cars. The statistic most often cited in support of this claim — which is true — is that about a fourth of those in the 18-30 bracket don’t even have a driver’s license. Which is also true. […]

ATE Racket Report for May 20, 2019

ATE Racket Report for May 20, 2019

The ATE Racket Report is a weekly feature of the oos blog. We want to bring the issues of automated traffic enforcement to our supporters in a more coherent up-to-date fashion.   Compiled by oos Base Director James C. Walker and oos Communications Director Shelia Dunn.  HAPPY NEWS FLASH – On Friday, the Texas Senate […]

4 Technologies That Support Safe Driving

4 Technologies That Support Safe Driving

When you think about technology in your car, you probably think about your infotainment system, the car’s stereo, and maybe the navigation system. But there are actually quite a few new technologies that you can use while you’re driving to make spending time on the road safer. Everything from modern camera systems integrated into the […]