15
Aug
09

LOCSTAT

Customers in shopping centres are having their every move tracked by a new type of surveillance that listens in on the whisperings of their mobile phones.

The technology can tell when people enter a shopping centre, what stores they visit, how long they remain there, and what route they take as they walked around.

It has already been installed in two shopping centres, including Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth, and three more centres will begin using it next month,


[Times Online] has learnt. Read full piece after the jump.

This article was featured in Newsreal around a year ago, yet still I feel a significance of it, as it affects my… neighbourhood (?).

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