Someone to watch over them

Someone to watch over them

The market for GPS tracking systems for kids is growing, and while some see a sinister level of parental surveillance taking hold, it may just be the way of the future, writes Jessie Collins

In 2011, a Swedish daycare centre trialled GPS tracking systems on its preschoolers. Attaching the devices to the children’s high-vis vests to track their whereabouts when outside the nursery walls, it was seen as Big Brother turned Big Mother by some, but a wise use of modern technology by others.

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