Re: Some Concerned About Privacy Implications of E-ZPass System

Stuart Barkley writes:

>> The article and discussion here both miss what I consider a more >> important issue with the EZ-pass system: > And another issue, maybe not so important, but serious for some: > portability. If you travel on business and rent a car, you are usually > stuck using the cash lanes on local toll roads. Even if you have a > working transponder at home which is compatible with the local system, > you aren't supposed to try using it. The transponder is only valid for > use in a registered vehicle, which your rental car isn't. > Dave Close, Compata, Costa Mesa CA "Politics is the business of getting >, +1 714 434 7359 power and privilege without > possessing merit." - P. J. O'Rourke

I've been wondering about this. Why can't the rental cars include an EZ-pass, then simply bill you for tolls accrued during the rental period?

The only thing worse than a clueless tourist is a clueless tourist blocking the EZ-pass lane.


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Gene S. Berkowitz
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