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Old 09-08-2009, 08:06 PM   #52
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and thats all i got to say about that
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Old 09-16-2009, 10:48 PM   #53
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So how can we remove the entire onstar system?

I'm sorry I don't need to be stiffed with an ambulance bill because someone backed into my car with a packsack on the seat....
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Old 09-16-2009, 11:47 PM   #54
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Lets look at the pros and cons of Onstar:

Pros :

It CAN save lives.
It is a GPS.
It can help you get reservations.
It tells you if something is wrong with your car.
It can help you locate your car if stolen.
It can unlock your doors if you lock your keys in your car.
It reminds you about recalls.
It can be used to call for assistance (ie you see a accident)
It is a nice tool if you need it in court.
Turn by turn NAV is great.
And did I mention, it CAN save the lifes of you and your loved ones?


Cons:

If you're drunk and run a red light and kill somebody, it will help you rot in jail.
If you traffic cocain, it will help you rot in jail.
If you like to blow up govenment or medical buildings, it will help you rot in jail.
If you like to street race like a retard, it will help you rot in jail.
If you like to steal cars, it will help you rot in jail.
If you like to talk about killing the president in your car, it will help you rot in jail.
If you like to run over kids and leave the scene of a crime, it will help you rot in jail.
If you like to rob banks, it will help you rot in jail.
If you like to rape women in your cars, it will help you rot in jail.



Sounds to me like people who dislike Onstar because "THE MAN IS KEEPING US DOWN" have something to hide and/or break the law. People recording people isnt something new people, and you're not going to win with your "Freedom of Speech" bullcrap. It clearly states that OnStar just doesnt hit the record button whenever it feels like it. Start breaking the law, and Onstar could help you behind bars, and to me thats a good thing.
One thing I hate is stupid people being retarded and break the law. I still dont understand how you can dislike Onstar.
If you dont break the law, then how can you hate it? Who cares if they listen to you plowing your wife on a saturday night?

The first time I ever used Onstar I got directions to my mothers house. I knew the way i just wanted to see how it works, and it was so nice. If they want, they can listen to me rock out to Disturbed, because I know I'm not breaking the law.
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Old 09-17-2009, 01:50 AM   #55
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Lets look at the pros and cons of Onstar:

Pros :

It CAN save lives.
It is a GPS.
It can help you get reservations.
It tells you if something is wrong with your car.
It can help you locate your car if stolen.
It can unlock your doors if you lock your keys in your car.
It reminds you about recalls.
It can be used to call for assistance (ie you see a accident)
It is a nice tool if you need it in court.
Turn by turn NAV is great.
And did I mention, it CAN save the lifes of you and your loved ones?


Cons:

If you're drunk and run a red light and kill somebody, it will help you rot in jail.
If you traffic cocain, it will help you rot in jail.
If you like to blow up govenment or medical buildings, it will help you rot in jail.
If you like to street race like a retard, it will help you rot in jail.
If you like to steal cars, it will help you rot in jail.
If you like to talk about killing the president in your car, it will help you rot in jail.
If you like to run over kids and leave the scene of a crime, it will help you rot in jail.
If you like to rob banks, it will help you rot in jail.
If you like to rape women in your cars, it will help you rot in jail.



Sounds to me like people who dislike Onstar because "THE MAN IS KEEPING US DOWN" have something to hide and/or break the law. People recording people isnt something new people, and you're not going to win with your "Freedom of Speech" bullcrap. It clearly states that OnStar just doesnt hit the record button whenever it feels like it. Start breaking the law, and Onstar could help you behind bars, and to me thats a good thing.
One thing I hate is stupid people being retarded and break the law. I still dont understand how you can dislike Onstar.
If you dont break the law, then how can you hate it? Who cares if they listen to you plowing your wife on a saturday night?

The first time I ever used Onstar I got directions to my mothers house. I knew the way i just wanted to see how it works, and it was so nice. If they want, they can listen to me rock out to Disturbed, because I know I'm not breaking the law.


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Old 09-17-2009, 10:42 AM   #56
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Sounds like someone has been listening to Glenn Beck. I have OnStar in my Impala and I don't think the FBI cares what I am up to. I had OnStar in my Trailblazer since 2004 and I did not see one black helicopter.
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Old 09-17-2009, 01:31 PM   #57
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Old 09-17-2009, 01:34 PM   #58
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Sounds like someone has been listening to Glenn Beck. I have OnStar in my Impala and I don't think the FBI cares what I am up to. I had OnStar in my Trailblazer since 2004 and I did not see one black helicopter.
But Glenn Beck speaks nothing but the truth, like everyone else at Fox news ...
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Old 09-17-2009, 01:51 PM   #59
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I let a fart go the other morning before my wife got in , and she ask me if that was me and I said "no". The next thing I know onstar came on and said yes it was. Exactly 2min ago at a 25decibles and a stink factor of ten.
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Old 09-17-2009, 08:00 PM   #60
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I let a fart go the other morning before my wife got in , and she ask me if that was me and I said "no". The next thing I know onstar came on and said yes it was. Exactly 2min ago at a 25decibles and a stink factor of ten.
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Old 09-19-2009, 08:29 AM   #61
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Old 09-19-2009, 08:54 AM   #62
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I'd worry more about a cell phone that can be heard by good old fashioned police scanners than I would about OnStar
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Old 01-17-2011, 06:31 PM   #63
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Cut the antenna cable or ride a horse... we all have bigger problems in our country.
I for one will accept the on-star.....if the car gets ripped off I at least stand the chance to get my investment back. If on-star really is listening in on my conversations......maybe they can remember the number I didnt write down from that hot blonde leaning in the passenger window last week.
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Old 01-17-2011, 07:42 PM   #65
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Just in case you missed it,

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http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/sci...ry?id=11448163
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Old 01-17-2011, 07:48 PM   #66
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Old 01-17-2011, 08:29 PM   #67
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Cool Don't give 'em nuthin'!

There is FAR TOO MUCH SNOOPIN' as it is. For those of y'all old enough to remember when the 4th Amendment still meant sumpthin'; and a man was secure in his phone calls, mail, garbage and the trunk of his car, allowing Onstar, voluntarily, to be spying on ya', is foolishness in the extreme.

If ya' got it, cancel it. If ya' can't cancel it, don't turn it on; let it expire...
Anonymity is your right!

P.S. If ya' can live without a cellular telephone, all the better. I own one, but its stays turned off on the kitchen counter. It'll probably stay there until the wife wants me to take it along when we go on a trip... And even then, I'll be damned if I'll use it.
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There is FAR TOO MUCH SNOOPIN' as it is. For those of y'all old enough to remember when the 4th Amendment still meant sumpthin'; and a man was secure in his phone calls, mail, garbage and the trunk of his car, allowing Onstar, voluntarily, to be spying on ya', is foolishness in the extreme.

If ya' got it, cancel it. If ya' can't cancel it, don't turn it on; let it expire...
Anonymity is your right!

P.S. If ya' can live without a cellular telephone, all the better. I own one, but its stays turned off on the kitchen counter. It'll probably stay there until the wife wants me to take it along when we go on a trip... And even then, I'll be damned if I'll use it.
Not to get into politics but ... the
4th amendment of the US constitution deals with "reasonable expectation of privacy" as such it does not apply to cars that are (for the extreme majority of the time) driven on public roads
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