[ExI] saving lives

Dave Sill sparge at gmail.com
Mon Sep 26 14:44:02 UTC 2016

On Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 10:07 AM, William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Just to make this clear, if it isn't, the block on texting would come from
> the phone carrier, not the car itself.  Apple owns the technology, and
> could sell it to ATT and so on.

I wouldn't consider making it mandatory unless Apple gave up the
patent--which should never have been granted.

If there is an emergency, people can just call - no reason to need to
> text.  And I can't see why voice-to-text could not be used - just keep
> their hands on the wheel.

Kidnap victim in trunk/back seat manages to access a phone. Voice call
isn't an option. Sure, it's unlikely. And I'm sure there are other more
likely scenarios I haven't thought of.

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