tracking devices


NYC Pay Phone Transmitters That Could Track Movements To Be Removed

The New York City government has scuttled a project that installed thousands of transmitters in pay phone booths that could track people’s movements.


Sen. Charles Schumer (credit: Getty Images)

Schumer Proposes Voluntary Tracking Devices For Autistic Children

The proposal comes as the search continues for 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo, who walked away from his Long Island City school on Oct. 4. Schumer believes the devices could prevent similar tragedies from occurring in the future.