iPod add-on 'fails' privacy test

Monday, 18 December 2006, 1:22 PM EST

Joggers using the iPod Sport kit to keep fit are putting their personal privacy at risk, warn scientists.

The academics showed how easy it was to track those using the combination of music player and running shoe sensor. In the worst scenario suggested by the scientists, stalkers could use the tracking data to "engineer" encounters with victims.

At the BBC.

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