//‘Modern cars are a privacy nightmare,’ the worst Mozilla’s seen

‘Modern cars are a privacy nightmare,’ the worst Mozilla’s seen

Tesla was the worst offender out of all 25 car brands reviewed in the report. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

If you’re wondering which gadgets have the worst user privacy practices, it turns out the answer may be parked outside. According to a report published by the Mozilla Foundation on Wednesday, cars are “the official worst category of products for privacy” that it’s ever reviewed. The global nonprofit found that 92 percent of the reviewed automakers provide drivers with little (if any) control over their personal data, with 84 percent sharing user data with outside parties.

Best known for its open-source Firefox web browser, the Mozilla Foundation claims to “stand up for the health of the internet.” It’s produced several reports and guides under its “Privacy Not Included” series over the years that detail how products and services like m…

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