The Future Has a Kill Switch

It used to be that just the entertainment industries wanted to control your computers — and televisions and iPods and everything else — to ensure that you didn’t violate any copyright rules. But now everyone else wants to get their hooks into your gear. OnStar will soon include the ability for the police to shut off your engine remotely. Buses are getting the same capability, in case terrorists want to re-enact the movie Speed. The Pentagon wants a kill switch installed on airplanes, and is worried about potential enemies installing kill switches on their own equipment

Share this Story
Load More Related Articles
Load More By Red Wolf
Load More In Politics

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Check Also

Bubble Wrap / Sealed Air

Get a behind the scenes look at how ...

Photos from Flickr