Emergency responders: Cell phone tracking not precise enough

Argues that with a more mobile population the need for better tracking is paramount

For a population increasingly concerned about personal information being collected and transmitted, the idea of cellphone location tracking seems like another reason to bemoan the nanny state. But while many may not like it, the ability to track cellphone locations more precisely could save lives.

Emergency responders say that better tracking technology would make it easier to locate and respond to incidents. However, carriers say that the technology currently available should be sufficient to find the cellphone making a call.

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Chris DiMarco

Chris DiMarco, Executive Editor of InsideCounsel magazine, has a background in multimedia production with previous involvement in projects in which he developed and created content...

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