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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 28, 2002
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(Studio: Stone Phillips) Report introduced.

(Tucson, Arizona: Shellee Smith) The use of global positioning systems {GPS} in rental cars to track customers and charge them for extra miles featured; details given about the use of GPS at Budget car rental in Tucson, Arizona. [Budget customer Genelle ROHE††- comments on the high bill for her rental car with a GPS unit.] [Rohe’s attorney Lynne TRENERY†- says the extra charges are not reasonable.] [Privacy Foundation Stephen KEATING†- says customers should be informed that they are being tracked.]

Phillips, Stone;
Smith, Shellee

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