November 7, 2019 | by: Brian Symonds

Prepare yourself for the “TEXTALYZER”

There is new technology being considered by Canadian police, to use to catch distracted drivers, and it is raising concerns among privacy advocates over potential risks to personal data. The device is known as a ‘Textalyzer’. It would allow police to do roadside scans on suspected distracted driver’s cellphones, to reveal to reveal if they were using the devices while driving. Privacy advocates say that the device could provide police with access to private data that they do not have the right to see without a court order. Click here for the full article from CTV News.