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Shops are secretly tracking your every move by snooping on your mobile – WITHOUT asking permission

Posted By yihan On November 28, 2011 @ 9:53 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Daily Mail [1]
Monday, November 28, 2011

‘Big Brother’ technology which monitors mobile phones remotely – without warning you that this is happening – is already in use in many major British retail chains, MailOnline can reveal.

The technology has quietly been in use in the UK for four years in several ‘major’ High Street malls and department stores, with little or no publicity.

It raises serious questions about privacy – and this weekend the launch of the technology in the U.S. for the post-Thanksgiving sales was been greeted with a storm of controversy
Thanks to the widespread use of CCTV, Britain is already the most ‘watched’ society on Earth.

Full story here. [1]

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[1] Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2067187/Privacy-invasion-Shops-secretly-track-snooping-mobile.html

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[4] Apple and Google scolded by US politicians over mobile data: http://www.prisonplanet.com/apple-and-google-scolded-by-us-politicians-over-mobile-data.html

[5] Documents Reveal New Details About DHS Development of Mobile Body Scanners: http://www.prisonplanet.com/documents-reveal-new-details-about-dhs-development-of-mobile-body-scanners.html

[6] Police Are Using Phone Tracking as a Routine Tool: http://www.prisonplanet.com/police-are-using-phone-tracking-as-a-routine-tool.html

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