Attack of the perv trackers

Thursday, 9 November 2006, 9:54 AM EST

If the creepy guy next door suddenly stops wearing shorts, he may have an eye in the sky to blame.

Just a few years ago, satellite tracking of convicts was a newfangled alternative to house arrest. Now, the number of American ex-offenders tracked through GPS-equipped ankle bracelets will likely triple to more than 30,000, thanks to the passage of a California ballot measure.

At Wired.

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