Aug 132013
 August 13, 2013  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Bill Chappell reports:

The city of London has ordered a company to cease tracking the cellphones of pedestrians who pass its recycling bins, which also double as kiosks showing video advertisements. The bins logged data about any Wi-Fi-enabled device that passed within range.

The company, called Renew, recently added the tracking technology to about a dozen of the 100 bins it had installed before London hosted the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Read more on WUFT.

Thanks to Joe Cadillic for making me aware of this one. 

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.