Bastille Cell Phone Tracking Profile

By: Charles Rollet, Published on Apr 30, 2019

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

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