Now people in Venice are tracked by 34 sensors around the city using cell phone data; the end of freedom and privacy!

Regulated Carnival! Remember when Carnival was known as an opportunity for free experimentation with the anonymous protection of a mask? This year, for the first time, you are being tracked if you have a cell phone! Venice City Council has installed 34 sensors around the city which will use cell phone data to track your height, speed and direction of movement around the city and to find out where you come from (it is claimed this is to see if you are a tourist or not). If some areas get crowded according to the sensors, people will be diverted to other areas. What happened to privacy and freedom of movement?!

See the links below:

Al Carnevale di Venezia via ai primi test del sistema contapersone

Venice readies system for counting visitors

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