Post-privacy in practice

While our government-appointed privacy officials fight Google, Facebook, and everyone who dares processing IP addresses, this is going on in the world around us:

»One incident that recently came up is the fact that my car reports latitude, longitude, position, and speed whenever it downloads an RSS feed (yes my car actually downloads RSS – it’s a Nissan Leaf).«

(SIGCRAP: The continuing erosion of privacy)

[Update: See The Risks Digests for links to details.] I suppose my cellphone may do the job for me while I’m riding my bicycle.