Re: Saudi Arabia tracks runaway women by cellphone IMEI [telecom]

Saudi Arabia is hunting down women who flee the country by tracking

> the IMEI number on their cellphones > > By Bill Bostock > > Saudi Arabia is using military-grade technology to track down the > cellphones of women who flee its patriarchal system, several runaways > have told INSIDER. > > The technique shows how seriously Saudi Arabia takes the escalating > numbers of women fleeing its repressive, male-dominated society. > >
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The paranoid in me can't help but wonder when some event will trigger the installation of tracking chips in people.

Facial recognition is being widely implemented, even on cell phones.

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Likewise, I can't help but wonder if automobiles will get built-in tracking chips. Many new cars have sophisticated computer chips that act as a "black box" storing information.

Some insurance companies today now promise discounts if drivers agree to be monitored.

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Big Brother is watching us!

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