Franken and Coons urge OnStar to reverse privacy changes

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"OnStar’s actions appear to violate basic principles of privacy and fairness for OnStar’s approximately six million customers — especially for those customers who have already ended their relationships with your company." 

OnStar sent emails to its customers last week notifying them of the changes to the company's policies.

The senators requested answers to a series of questions, including whether OnStar has suffered a breach of its customers' data and how it plans to use the location data. 

The senators said OnStar's actions underscore the need for new privacy laws to protect sensitive information such as consumers' location.