Bastille Cell Phone Tracking Profile

By Charles Rollet, Published Apr 30, 2019, 08:37am EDT (Info+)

Is tracking someone by their cellphone the next generation of surveillance?

Bastille is a US startup which tracks people by their cellphone or other connected devices and integrates with IP cameras. However, its chief use case is enforcing no-cellphone zones in sensitive facilities.

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How *** ******** ** ****

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What ******** *** *** ***'* *****

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******** ******** ********** ******** ** ***** PoE ******* ******* ********** *** ******** being *******. *** *******,** ***** *** ********** *****, **** **** * ******* ***** installed ** ** ****** ***** ****:

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*** ******* **** **** ** ************* remotely ** ** ** * ***** service:

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******** ****** **** ** ******** ******* an ************ ******, "** ******* * camera ** ***** *** ****" ** the ******. "**'* ******* ****. ** detect * ******, **** ** *** call, *** ****** *** ****** ** point *** **** ** *** ***'* source." ******* ******** *** ******** ********* any *** ************.

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** ******, ********'* ***** *** **** is ********* **-********* ***** ** ********* corporate *** ********** ************. "****** ************* sites, **********, ***** ****** - ****** with ***** *******. * *** ** companies ***'* ***** ****** ** ***** data ******," ******** ****. **** *** clear ******* ********** ************ ** ****. Many ***** ** ******* ********** ** not ***** ********** *** ********/********* *******, such ** ******* *****, ******** *****, federal ******* ***********, ***. ******** ********************** "**********" *********.

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******** ** ******* *********** ****** ******* the ****-*** ********** ******, ******* ************ and **********. ***** ******** ******'* ******** clients, *** ******* ***** *** *********:************* **** ********** ******* **********,* ******* ************.

Privacy ********/***** **********

***** ** ******* **** ******* ****** have **** ********* ******** **** *** mass ************ ******** ** ********: ***** Rights ***** ************* ********* *** * ********** ******** [link ** ****** *********] ***** ***** includes **** ****** ** “********” **** track *** *** ********* ** ********* devices, *********** ******** ******* ** ***** people *** ***** *********** ** ***** personal ***********.

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********'* ******* ************** ** ** "***% *******" (*.*. not ******* ** ******* ******) ********** that "******** **** *** *** ************."

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*** ******* ******** ** **** * cost ******** *** * ******* ******** project. *******,*** *******'* ******* ********** ** **** ** * ************ service (***** *********** *** *** **** phones):

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******** **** ******** ** ********* ********** a "****** ********" ******* ** * vehicle *** ********** *** ********* **** are *********, *.*. ** **** **** unauthorized ****** ***'* ********** *** *** on **** ****** ******.

Conclusion: ***** ******** ********, *** **** ****** *********** ********

** ******* ** ** **** ******* cellphone ******** **** **** ****** * prominent **** ** ***** ************; ******** is ***** ******** ** ****** * layer ** ******** ** ********* *****. Mass ****** ********* **** **** ****** before: ****** *** **** ****, ** ************ ***** ********* ** integration **** ******'********* ************ ****** **** ******* ** ***** phones *** ********** **** ***** *******:

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*******, ** **** **** ** ****** use **** ** **** ********* ** such ********** (*.*., ******** ******** ** talk ******* ** ****) *** ***** privacy ********/***** ******** ** ******* ******** to ***** **, ******** **** *** be ********* *** ******* ***********.

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