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April 18th, 2011
Chinese City Tracks Officials through GPS-enabled Phones

Each government official in Chongqing has been provided with a 3G mobile phone with global positioning system (GPS) to ascertain his location. Officials are required to keep the phone 24 hours a day and report their location whenever they are contacted. If their report differs from the GPS reading, disciplinary action is taken against them. They may even be asked to resign, the Chongqing Economic Times reported. Read More