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Submission + - Chilling Orwellian Surveillance Tech Arrives (bbc.co.uk)

TechForensics writes: KDDI, one of Japan's largest phone companies, has introduced a mobile phone with accelerometer sensors so sensitive that they can report back on the employees' exact movements, differentiating between actions performed such as scrubbing, sweeping, walking, or emptying the trash. Here is a new tether-- 24 / 7 surveillance in service of the corporate overlord. Employees "gifted" with these phones may never relax again. What can be done to stop the proliferation of this kind of monitoring?

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