posted on Jun, 24 2003 @ 12:19 AM
This is not new technology: It has been used in numerous police investigations, but surprisingly, its not well publicized... gee, wonder why that
Carrying a mobile phone? Then someone could be tracking your every movement and know where you are. Big Brother? Perhaps, but it could just be a
Mexican restaurant wanting to invite you in for dinner.
Your mobile phone says a lot about you.
The type of handset you own, the fascia you choose for it, the ringtone, even how quickly you answer it are good clues to how you think of yourself.
But soon your mobile phone could be saying a lot more about you and your lifestyle as handsets evolve into devices that know where they are and share
this information with almost anyone that wants to know it.
"All the big four operators now offer a commercial service so you can send them a telephone number and they will tell you where it is," said Colin
Bates, chief technology officer at location services company Mobile Commerce.