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TOKEN, contracts, crimes. A document or sign of the existence of a fact.
     2. Tokens are either public or general, or privy tokens. They are true or false. When a token is false and indicates a general intent to defraud, and it is used for that purpose, it will render the offender guilty of the crime of cheating; 12 John. 292; but if it is a mere privy token, as counterfeiting a letter in another man's name, in order to cheat but. one individual, it would not be indictable. 9 Wend. Rep. 182; 1 Dall. R. 47; 2 Rep. Const. Cr. 139; 2 Virg. Cas. 65; 4 Hawks, R. 348; 6 Mass. IR. 72; 1 Virg. Cas. 150; 12 John. 293; 2 Dev. 199; 1 Rich. R. 244.

TOKEN, commercial law. In England, this name is given to pieces of metal, made in the shape of money, passing among private persons by consent at a certain value. 2 Adolph. P. S. 175; 2 Chit. Com. Law, 182.

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The device may only be licensed with the OEM to be used on certain models and therefore the authorization token would identify the set of licensed vehicles.
The policy change authorization token specifies changes to be applied to the policy when the device associated with the authorization token is plugged in.
a legacy insurance dongle) is plugged into a vehicle, the OBD security module will attempt to authenticate the device and obtain the policy change authorization token. Obviously, a legacy OBD device will not complete the authentication.
* Allows the OBD security module to confirm that the policy change authorization token is bound to the device
It is not necessary for the policy change authorization token to interoperate with vehicles from other OEMs or any government entities.