Apr 142018
 
 April 14, 2018  Posted by  Featured News, Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

Joe Cadillic writes:

Law enforcement and more than one hundred colleges and universities have convinced their students to download ‘public safety’ apps that send tips to police in real-time.

The apps go by names like ‘LiveSafe’ and ‘SafeTrek’ and their selling point is, helping students feel safe.

These apps use GPS technology which allows law enforcement to monitor a students’ location in real-time.

As you will see from the videos below, playing to one’s fear of crime and terrorism is a great marketing ploy.

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