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Stolen vehicles

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If you’ve read recent stories highlighting the role of handheld electronic devices and EU laws in vulnerability to car theft:

The Times http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/motoring/article4324743.ece and The Telegraph http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/11348791/Pull-over-expensive-cars-after-midnight-police-told.html and would like more background, see Stephen Mason’s article predicting the issue:

‘Vehicle remote keyless entry systems and engine immobilisers: do not believe the insurer that they are perfect’, Computer Law and Security Review, Volume 28 Issue 2 (April 2012), 195 – 200

Sas-space: http://sas-space.sas.ac.uk/5701/

Elsevier: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/computer-law-and-security-review/

Stephen Mason (Barrister, author and IALS Associate Research Fellow) http://www.stephenmason.eu/