What Tesla Knows About You!

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Today we are going to discuss what information your Tesla retains about you, also how to access that information
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  • Samcrac
    SamcracVit më parë

    I took out the SD card on my Tesla MCU and found random nudes of Rich next to a BMW i8. Send $322 to my PayPal or I'll publish. Your move Richard.

  • Robert Slackware

    Robert Slackware

    Vit më parë

    So hot nudes was the cause of the fire?

  • aj200415


    Vit më parë

    無垢 man your priorities in watching ALthe videos is spot-on good sir!

  • Johnnyxp64


    Vit më parë

    @Kip Diggs not anymore...he resigned to take part in a tesla pickup ... yeah..😕

  • Cord Cutter Lifestyle and Tech

    Cord Cutter Lifestyle and Tech

    Vit më parë

    So Sam's the guy behind all these email scams

  • Dbs Student

    Dbs Student

    Vit më parë


  • Yellowman617
    Yellowman6173 muaj më parë

    This commentary is fuckin gold rich lol

  • Olivier Dols
    Olivier Dols6 muaj më parë

    i dont really see the problem with the car learning from real world examples and knowing what happened during a crash, btw dont immediately factory reset after a crash because the car might have captured some usefull pictures or video and only reset when youre selling it.

  • Gwendo Morales
    Gwendo Morales6 muaj më parë

    The map you showed there is from Manila, Philippines! Nice.

  • Jon Nupe
    Jon Nupe7 muaj më parë

    9:15 where's that video rich? Me and my failing social life ain't got all year!

  • willy rodriguez
    willy rodriguez7 muaj më parë

    what's good Sam I have a Chevy Malibu ltz I can't afford to fix #newvideoidea

  • abc 123
    abc 1237 muaj më parë

    So if your going to commit a crime don't do it in a tesla

  • Extravagant Minimalist
    Extravagant Minimalist7 muaj më parë

    Best info. Video yet!!! Peivacy is everything!!!

  • V J
    V J7 muaj më parë

    Wouldn't deleting the data immediately after an accident be considered obstruction of Justice, or destroying evidence? It's one thing to disable logging before the incident, totally another to delete afterwards, regardless of whom the data benefits

  • Thomas Borjon
    Thomas Borjon7 muaj më parë

    They know I'm cheap because my Tesla is so old it's got c cells in it.

  • Breaux Segreto
    Breaux Segreto7 muaj më parë

    Rich - does Tesla release car service records if buying the vehicle from them? Thanks

  • Inachu Ikimasho
    Inachu Ikimasho7 muaj më parë

    I thought since Tesla OS is linux it has to keep the OS open.

  • Sidney Easton
    Sidney Easton8 muaj më parë

    You could not have got it more wrong if you had read the Tesla manual the car running program is well understood. Tesla do not want you finding out about what connections you make when you turn on the hands free for your mobile phone what you are connected to through sat nav and how the dash and tail cam work through that black box. So why are they sealed and why is it illegal to open them just what is in that little box and why will it only give you a few functions to look at when you diagnose the system. Your car will soon be putting adverts on the dash screen and reporting on your driving / reporting any slight infractions of the law direct to the Orwellian authorities along with the proof and that little screen will inform you of the penalty.

  • Draggy654
    Draggy6548 muaj më parë

    In my case audi doesn’t knows fuck all about me

  • K Smith
    K Smith8 muaj më parë

    Anyone who has had a raspberry pi knows it uses an SD card as a hard drive. They also know that eventually the SD card crashes with all the read write operations an OS does. Because the SD card is designed for photo and video and essentially one off wrote then access to read the record only. This implies that the SD card in the Tesla is used for recording one off events also. What Rich finds on the SD card is creepy. Implies one off write for special events like car totalled, where wireless upload to the Tesla cloud may become disabled and data can later be gathered after the totalled car is returned to Tesla and the MCU disassembled. Likely Tesla can hook up to some data bus. Does any one know what protocol this car runs for data?

  • 487shawn tower
    487shawn tower8 muaj më parë

    Yep the sheep just keep linning up!! Tesla looks more and more like Apple everyday!!

  • Ulei Production
    Ulei Production8 muaj më parë

    Rich, thanks for your channel! Tell me please maybe you know, in which file does access to superchargers turn on and how to get to this file? I have salvage model s 2016 lift

  • KiddWrld
    KiddWrld8 muaj më parë


  • Dio Affriza
    Dio Affriza8 muaj më parë

    Ah... This channel much better than What's Inside.

  • C45P3R
    C45P3R9 muaj më parë

    if they do add that tech i'd be surprised, they'd be limiting their potential market, anyone whom does not want to deal with that crap. will just change manufacturers. GOOD LUCK TESLA their days seem numbered to me. Which is a real shame but at least he made Space X from it :D

  • Tristan N
    Tristan N9 muaj më parë

    5:40 (2014-2015 model s)

  • Study Only
    Study Only9 muaj më parë

    Him while he was removing the screws must have been like: *PITSTOP*

  • Ignatius Laurent
    Ignatius Laurent9 muaj më parë

    The criminals didn't have to know that .

  • shaNk
    shaNk9 muaj më parë

    6:15 MCU is media control unit, this is the official slogan from Tesla, not "Main Computer Unit".

  • John Beyer
    John Beyer9 muaj më parë

    Point of interest. It's illegal to tamper with or erase recordings that can be considered part of an investigation. Just a little FYI.

  • Voltaic Fire
    Voltaic Fire9 muaj më parë

    As much as Tesla wants to help the motoring world, they're still a business so can't give away their unique selling point. Giving away anything is more than they have to do.

  • Voltaic Fire
    Voltaic Fire9 muaj më parë

    Tesla knows how much I'd love an EV, they also know that I can't afford one. This leads me to conclude they hate poor people lol.

  • Zach Dancy
    Zach Dancy9 muaj më parë

    Sam Sucks Rich! I Hate his half-assed repairs and shadyness. I have been restoring cars for 25 years and he is an Insult to the business of repairing cars.

  • Garrett Nixon

    Garrett Nixon

    9 muaj më parë

    He is teaching out to the common folk who dont restore cars on the daily.

  • usasupra23
    usasupra239 muaj më parë

    Anyone of you experience your insurance company asking you to sign over the rights to your black box in the car in the event of an accident and if you don’t do it they deny your claim?

  • pear7777
    pear77779 muaj më parë

    Here in NL, a car damager was captured on Tesla camera,

  • Jason Reeves
    Jason Reeves9 muaj më parë

    I would be surprised if after you followed all the steps to delete the log picture photo's that it actually did permanently delete all of them. I would imagine Tesla has a backdoor that can regenerate most anything originally captured. 😁

  • Worms Ali
    Worms Ali9 muaj më parë

    Love your channel. I don't even have a tesla but i love working on cars and i dig tech talk

  • Bernie Cruz
    Bernie Cruz9 muaj më parë

    Can the cars function fully without those SD cards in the car? Was wondering if a person goes buys the car and wants to remove the SD card so that Tesla can't access stored locations, if the car will still function normally?

  • Robert Brown
    Robert Brown9 muaj më parë

    Been watching you for a while... love the knowledge and you're calm antics... you are the man... lmao

  • chris williams
    chris williams9 muaj më parë

    Tesla captured a picture of my weed dealer. Needless to say he wasn't a happy camper

  • hatersaywhat
    hatersaywhat9 muaj më parë

    How he doesnt have his own T.V series is beyond me. Do you realize he just showed you how to minimize your personal exposure while informing you what to worry about or not

  • Agent 47
    Agent 4710 muaj më parë

    I'm loving these videos. I was saving up for a Tesla of my own and everything was good in life but I've had to give up work in August due to my cancer returning and needing treatment. Your video's keep me going while I'm laid up. Keep it up buddy. God bless. 👍

  • phlodel
    phlodel10 muaj më parë

    Erasing data after an accident would be destroying evidence.

  • Cindy Reid
    Cindy Reid10 muaj më parë

    Why? You do not care...just delete it...cool...thank you... For letting me know...very cool...

  • George Lucas
    George Lucas10 muaj më parë

    1:12 the best weld on your channel...!

  • Gonza Valverde
    Gonza Valverde10 muaj më parë

    I hates this non-milwakee tools rich

  • sarcolo
    sarcolo10 muaj më parë

    I am stating to work on my cars and I was curious what wrench gun you use

  • Mat
    Mat10 muaj më parë

    well, nothing 🤔

  • The Los
    The Los10 muaj më parë

    Will the SD card eventually fill up with data to the point that it needs replacing??

  • Kody Salak
    Kody Salak10 muaj më parë

    The reason they still have those images/videos is because they are using them to train the Neural Network to drive better. It does seem kinda weird for a car to record someone running, but they are using that data for learning. Once they are done, they remove those files until more specific circumstances come across, like them needing to train the Neural Net to traverse the toll booth with the cones sticking out of the ground. Trust me, even with AWS, MS, or Google, they wouldn't have enough money to stay running to store every single Tesla vehicle.

  • Oreo
    Oreo10 muaj më parë


  • TripperHole
    TripperHole10 muaj më parë

    Morons... The car saw something it couldn't recognize so it took pictures, in case of an accident. A small object in the opposite lane but moving your way IS STRANGE! It doesn't know it's a jogging lawyers residential area! But it knows it's the wrong direction for that lane!

  • mbsnyderc
    mbsnyderc10 muaj më parë

    You Tesla guys scare me driving around letting your car drive for you.and i don't have a Romba ,or a smart TV with i don't have a mic or camera on my computer,and i limit what my phone has access to.the government doesn't have to watch you every company is doing it for them.

  • tmastersat
    tmastersat10 muaj më parë

    Support right to repair laws. Demand federal right to repair laws

  • Sir Miles
    Sir Miles11 muaj më parë

    If you sold some of your rebuilds it would fund your salvage purchases

  • Sir Miles
    Sir Miles11 muaj më parë

    Greatly Respect you brother and you just confirmed what I already knew about the surveillance aspect of those cameras. If Tesla is linked with Google then NSA is also involved. Great vid. God bless you. You're doing a great job sir!!!!

  • king of kings
    king of kings11 muaj më parë

    Now that was deeper basically you can remove all memory cards to go off grid

  • bergssprangare
    bergssprangare11 muaj më parë

    Wh ydidi you destroyd the SD unit man..

  • greywhite
    greywhite11 muaj më parë

    these motherboards looks like the early early windows compatible boards, like win 98....hahaa very old

  • Jae Croe
    Jae Croe11 muaj më parë

    Thank you!

  • Jah GaZ
    Jah GaZ11 muaj më parë

    Dam.I use to want a tesla...guess not

  • Galantir Galadross
    Galantir Galadross11 muaj më parë

    For anyone with knowledge about how the Tesla actually works it's easy why those images were stored. Tesla uses a neural network for self driving, these things need to be taught what to do in which situation. People and people on bikes are of the utmost importance as they are far more likely to be injured in a crash. These images are used to train the autopilot. The shop one is used because he drives up at a relatively fast speed on to the parking which means the car sees a stationary object comming toward it a relatively high speed. They need this to train it no to go full on the brakes since it is not an upcomming crash which could be the case if it was an object on the road overlooked by the driver. MIND you erasing the card after a crash is actually destroying evidence and is a punishable offence and they can easily check if you did that. In other words that is a very bad advice he's giving in this video which unless you were killing someone in the car might lead to more unwanted consequences than when you do not erase it. Tesla also doesn't hide the fact that they're collecting this kind of information and since the simcard was in there those images are already sent to Tesla even if you erase them. Erasing them is also pretty much sabotaging the system you paid for in the first place, the more people do that the longer it takes for the self driving system to be ready.

  • Noneya Bizz
    Noneya Bizz11 muaj më parë

    Musk : open source information sharing Reality : nope, you need to know how to make an expensive crowbar for the battery?

  • Matthew Spry
    Matthew Spry11 muaj më parë

    Echoes, Akward!

  • Some Guy Online
    Some Guy OnlineVit më parë

    If you put that SIM card in your phone, you can call Elon Musk

  • Oakland Republic
    Oakland RepublicVit më parë

    1st time seeing a vid of Urs....FUKN LUV U, REAL BLACK GENIUS!!!

  • David Vonch
    David VonchVit më parë

    I could do the wiring all day long...

  • david turner
    david turnerVit më parë

    Tesla in the dictionary & get a good shed because the down time is real $$&$$$

  • bigwheelsturning
    bigwheelsturningVit më parë

    The more I learn, the less I want a Tesla.

  • Matthew Williams
    Matthew WilliamsVit më parë

    Capturing images of pedestrians 🚶 & kids riding 🚴 their bikes may seem a little creepy, if in a different context. But this shouldn't be that surprising, in this context, because self driving cars 🚗 need to be able to learn to recognise the images, as potential hazards, on the road. You don't want Tesla taking pix of your kid, riding 🚴 his bike, but you also don't want a Tesla Vehicle, in Autopilot, to run him over. 🏃🚗 O.k, well, then the computer needs a sample, to be able to recognize him, so it can learn to avoid him. You can't avoid something that you can't recognize. I doubt that Tesla is planning the abduction of your child. More than likely, they are using these images to train the computer to recognize & avoid running over him.

  • Michael Cuff
    Michael CuffVit më parë

    Are you sure your not bullshitting us and you really work for the CIA? If your not then maybe you should be! Lol! Your amazing Rich! Keep up the great work!

  • santosh lalwani
    santosh lalwaniVit më parë


  • Greg Calo
    Greg CaloVit më parë

    Rich your presentations are superb, content excellent, and you diction beyond belief. Doing a fabulous job. How can anyone deal with the schmucks at Tesla! They are in my backyard, my area is plagued with them, and I would not give a grain of sand for one! Keep up your great work

  • Kamil Muza
    Kamil MuzaVit më parë

    I seriously doubt that SD Card does anything important. SD Cards corrupt and have limited life, doubt a product like a Tesla is using SD Cards like that.

  • Philip Madhatter
    Philip MadhatterVit më parë

    So Tesla has seen the vids of me banging my neighbour in my car

  • Rebel with a Cause
    Rebel with a CauseVit më parë

    New trucks in the UK ALL have cameras looking at the driver & recording permanently

  • Corey Newman
    Corey NewmanVit më parë

    Tesla really needs to embrace the mod community. It may be their only hope once all the big auto makers jump in the EV pool with both feet.

  • Membrane556
    Membrane556Vit më parë

    The lack of respect for people's privacy is one of the my big gripes about tech companies these days. Though there is stuff you can do to limit the amount of data they can gather off phones and computers.

  • martin wilk
    martin wilkVit më parë

    You can thwart your phone. Don't enable voice recognition and don't turn on location. I also never accept cookies or pop ups

  • George F
    George FVit më parë

    It’s looking at stuff it can hit or needs to look out for

  • Lynx Bro NZ
    Lynx Bro NZVit më parë

    I am pretty sure those images are potential hazards that they are still trying to perfect auto pilot for. So i guess if it seems something it deems unsafe or a hazard / eratic drivers it will take pics and gather information?

  • Edward Halpin
    Edward HalpinVit më parë

    Very interesting! Thanks 4 sharing

  • Robert Slackware
    Robert SlackwareVit më parë

    Now where are the pictures from the tesla in orbit?

  • Robert Slackware
    Robert SlackwareVit më parë

    Have you checked that factory reset does erase the files? That it doesn't "archive" them to tesla servers?

  • Astral'o Pithecus
    Astral'o PithecusVit më parë

    Use Monero, it's better than cash.

  • Dave the Medic
    Dave the MedicVit më parë

    Why dislike the video???. Amazing!!

  • Basque Wasp
    Basque WaspVit më parë

    Pretty impressive video, thanks for sharing

  • TheMrgoodmanners
    TheMrgoodmannersVit më parë

    i am glad texas has blocked these people from setting up dealerships in the state,

  • K-M: Ehrenworth all rights reserved.
    K-M: Ehrenworth all rights reserved.Vit më parë

    SENTIENT capture

  • RichieT5
    RichieT5Vit më parë

    How would this get on with GDPR in the UK lol Good video.

  • RichieT5
    RichieT5Vit më parë

    Following Sam. Great video

  • OfficialPirat_PL
    OfficialPirat_PLVit më parë

    You can get info from SIM card and make it to work on new card and get Same info send to you

  • Omega
    OmegaVit më parë

    Privacy is a human right and no privacy invasive policies and tech does not equal conviniance as there are services that does the same thing as the privacy invasive once just as well and services that allows you to hide yourself from the privacy invasive once. However the same can't be said for tesla and other cars as they're a closed down system

  • Pip
    PipVit më parë

    BIG BROTHER is watching you.. . I wonder how much data can be stored, before it is too full. ? and if that happens, does it self delete.. .

  • Old Smokey
    Old SmokeyVit më parë

    Here's a fun little fact Rich, and don't get me wrong I like your stuff but here's some hard truths from someone who's educated in these things. Most cars honestly aren't as bad as you make them out to be here. And I say that with a HUGE caveat. You just put the fear of god into ANYONE who owns a car. Now let's be honest. When did advanced data collection and wireless vehicle control enter cars. The first car to truly utilize this type of technology was around 2010 (not 111% the first car was in 2010 but the first mainstream support of this was in the 2010 era). That means ANY vehicle older than the 2010 era (again excluding the few outliers) does NOT pull this data you're talking about and it DOES NOT have the security holes in it that more modern cars do. YES older cars have an ECU or an electronic control unit, but it's an internal system that DOES NOT collect and ship data to the auto manufacturer, it's done just to run the vehicle and is a closed loop system which is why your technicians need 1000's of dollars in scan tools with specialty plugs to access the ECU, it's not just on the wifi. Secondly if you get prior to the ECU era, it really doesn't matter. These vehicles have ZERO electronics in them that send or collect data that is in any way readable by a company, and if you have a swapped car (motor is swapped) with an oldschool setup there's a high chance you scrapped your ECU with your old motor. My point with all of this is you are making people fear something that it is correct to worry about, but you're doing it in a way that makes people shun technology, not the people who are exploiting it to better sell you products, the real enemy.

  • Franco Bianconi
    Franco BianconiVit më parë

    6:25 Superman didn't make the earth spin backwards. By going faster than light he made TIME go backwards. Earth just looked like it spun backwards from his perspective. 41 years later people still don't get it.

  • Slav Plotnitsky
    Slav PlotnitskyVit më parë

    I was shopping for Tesla model S but now after watching few of your videos, Screw Tesla I’m buying another Mercedes

  • RWBHere
    RWBHereVit më parë

    We're having a new house extension. It will be ready by February 30th. Can't wait.

  • jonny e
    jonny eVit më parë

    This is interesting. Recently my sunroof malfunctioned in my 2015 Model S which is still under warranty and TESLA is not accepting responsibility for repairing the damage. I'm not versed in the terminology, but they have essentially explained that the mechanism (some type of rods) that move the roof back snapped and this could only happen from a significant external force. Translation, "you did it," which is 100% incorrect because it occurred while I was driving down the street and simply pushed the button on the screen to open the roof and then pushed it to close once a heard a loud crunching sound and then a loud snap. Since I now have to either convince them that they are totally wrong, I need to gather as much info as I can that might help in supporting the truth, which is, the vehicle malfunctioned and the simple opening and closing of the roof through normal use caused the damage. It would help to speak with you further about this to figure a strategy to convince them to accept responsibility for the damage and honor the warranty. I totally respect what you are doing to educate people about these vehicles. If you could also direct me to any blogs or other sources where I might inquire whether anyone else has experienced this issue. as I could not be the only one that has had this problem. Thanks in advance and I look forward to hearing back.

  • Maciek
    MaciekVit më parë

    I've seen things you, people, wouldn't believe

  • nvyseal1924
    nvyseal1924Vit më parë

    They dont need help with the code, they need those battery packs. Besides autopilot the only benefit of a Tesla is the range they provided. Other manufactures make good electric cars they just dont have the range.

  • James Bellegarde
    James BellegardeVit më parë

    God I hope no insurance company would ever give you anything if you actually got into an accident with self driving car that should null and void anyone’s warranty I’m not paying for someone else stupid enough to trust a self driving car.

  • James Bellegarde
    James BellegardeVit më parë

    Normally your comment of cell phones is correct unless that person is using a VPN I don’t suppose there’s a VPN we can use with Tesla and or other car manufactures?

  • Vel 1hunnid
    Vel 1hunnidVit më parë

    George ORWELL 1984😒🎥📷📹

  • Mr Corndog
    Mr CorndogVit më parë

    Just because you're spied on by companies a lot doesn't make it ok. Some of us here want privacy