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If given the option, it can be hard not to connect your smartphone to a rental car—especially when that’s what you’re used to in your own vehicle. But doing so could give others access to enough of your personal information to track you down at your own home and tell you what you did all week.
Uber is partnering with Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and—as the slogan goes—they’ll pick you up! By “they” I mean the poor schmucks who sign up to pay around $1000 a month to work for Uber.
The worst part about renting a car, besides the cigarette stink and high cost, is the fact that you can't surf the web while driving around in it. I guess. I mean, I never have an urge to surf the web while driving, but I guess I just don't have a big enough desire to get into an accident.