Last Update on August 03, 2015 07:07 GMT
IN THE NEWS: NHTS PROBING CAR HACKING CLAIMS
NEW YORK (AP) -- You may have heard about it or even seen the video: hackers claiming to have gained control of a Jeep Cherokee SUV by taking advantage of a flaw in the vehicle's radio system. Now, the Feds are looking into it. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into car radios made by Harman. Fiat Chrysler says it has since sealed the loophole in the system to prevent similar attacks -- and issued a voluntary recall. The federal probe will try to find out whether other cars have the affected radios -- and whether they are vulnerable.
IN THE NEWS: GOOGLE VS. FRANCE
PARIS (AP) -- Google is taking a stand against the French data privacy agency. The agency wants Google to remove search results worldwide upon request. But Google says it won't -- claiming European law that allows the "right to be forgotten" doesn't apply globally. Google says if it gives in to the French demand, it would have to field similar requests from other nations. Google said it has received more than a quarter-million requests since the law went into effect.
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