Privacy concerns raised over Nike+iPod kit


Concerns have been raised that Nike's iPod runners kit could be used as a tracking device.

Researchers at the University of Washington have revealed that it would be relatively simple to use the device to track its wearer.

"It is easy to track someone who has an active Nike+iPod kit sensor in their shoe," said scientists from the University of Washington's Department of Computer Science and Engineering, in a research paper. Privacy concerns raised over Nike+iPod kit - vnunet.com

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