Monday, June 12, 2006

Track Your Children

So you know all that cell phone tracking that they do in 24? Well, this proves just how real it is. Verizon and Sprint are teaming up to release a service that allows parents to track their children's cell phones. It's expensive ($10-$30 per line, per month, depending on options), but it's there.

Parents can enter their child's number onto a website and get a location on a map back in real time. The child must be using the new LG Migo phone for children. They say they're working on a version for older children.

But yeah, that's just goes to show how easy it is for cell phones to be tracked, even when you're not actually using it. We're fast approaching a time where anyone can look up anyone's location like this. The world is getting a lot smaller and, as in this case, that may not always be a good thing. What do you think?


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