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Wireless running sensor triggers privacy concerns

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Wireless running sensor triggers privacy concerns

A running shoe sensor that transmits details of a user’s performance to an iPod could also be used to covertly track their movements, researchers claim.

Computer scientists at the University of Washington, US, fashioned a cheap device capable of identifying someone using the Nike+iPod running kit from a distance of about 20 metres.

Read the complete story here. (New Scientist)

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