Nairobi: GPS in Taxi Cabs

A video by Ruud Elmendorp, Dutch freelance video journalist in Africa, shows a GSM/GPS enabled system for tracking cabs in Narobi, Kenya. The cabs respectively the cab drivers are fully tracked while in duty. The owner says that the systems is increasing efficeny, the drivers say that they feel secure. The system is definitely state of the art and I have never seen such a system in Austria, beside all the GPS enabled smart phones around. I think there has to be a privacy discussion. See the video provided by Rocketboom:

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Nairobi: GPS in Taxi Cabs
was published on 22.07.2008 by Martin Konzett. It files under global
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