Dec 042018
 
 December 4, 2018  Posted by  Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

Justin Rohrlich reports:

There’s no shortage of GPS trackers for parents who want to keep tabs on their children’s driving. After all, car accidents are the leading cause of death for American teens. For some parents, that’s enough.

For others, nothing but a full-on ankle monitor—the kind used to track people released on bail or parole—will do.

“We offer a variety of options for parents whether they are simply looking out for their teens overall safety or concerned for the teen that may be sneaking out of the house at night or at risk of running away,” a sales video for Florida’s Tampa Bay Monitoring informs prospective customers. “Since a court order is not required, parents are increasingly turning to GPS monitoring to deter their children’s risky behavior.”

Read more on Quartz.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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