159 Blog Posts From the Technology Tag


Classic Cars and Classic Owners

Classic Cars and Classic Owners

Are old cars for old people? It seems to be so — if you go by what one typically sees at an old car show. The owners are mostly at least as old as their cars — and most of them are more than 40 years old, which is roughly the line of demarcation between […]

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 […]

Old Trucks Still Sell

Old Trucks Still Sell

I’ve often wondered whether people would buy a new vehicle available without all the new stuff — especially the over-the-top electronic nannying stuff but also just over-the-top stuff generally, including such things as ASS, direct injection and 48 Volt electrical systems. Well, we have an answer. FCA is selling new as well as old/new versions […]

ATE Racket Report for June 10, 2019

ATE Racket Report for June 10, 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.  Headlines are from June 1-7, 2019 National Coalition Letter […]

War on Cars Watch for June 5, 2019

War on Cars Watch for June 5, 2019

Welcome to the War on Cars Watch, a weekly blog to bring together all the stories that affect motorists with regards to street planning such as road diets, and traffic calming as well as programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets. Please read this blog and let us know what you think by commenting […]