From across the pond, Daniel Miller reports on a GPS application in New York State:
A New York borough is to begin using GPS tracking tags in a bid to tackle the problem of domestic violence.
Starting next year, Staten Island will use the electronic devices to keep track of offenders who have been found guilty of abusing their partners.
If the system shows that the wearer is in the vicinity a potential victim it alerts both her and the authorities warning them of the potential danger and giving a pinpoint location.
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