Thursday, May 04, 2006

Technical Theft

Technology and cars...somehow it's good - even when it's bad...

Leftlane News
has a short article on the use of laptop computers to circumnavigate the increasingly sophisticated anti-theft mechanisms now being installed in motor vehicles.

Reckoning this technique is how David Beckham lost two BMW X5s, Leftlane makes some good observations about the proliferation of electronic-only protection. Maybe time for a re-think on the good old-fashioned mechanical lock...

Read it here.


Links:

Gone in 20 Minutes: using laptops to steal cars @ Leftlane News


Picture is a Siemens' publicity shot.

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