Who Works For Whom? If You Are a Leader, ACT!

Here’s a classic case of knowing about a problem and then sweeping it under the rug becuase someone is afraid of finding out just how bad their management practices really are. Lisbon board drops plans to monitor employees with GPS tracking devices September 3, 2013SBON – The village Board of Public Affairs has changed its mind about using a GPS tracking device to monitor the whereabouts of BPA vehicles. BPA member Bill Hoover said they decided at last week’s meeting

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Will The Government EVER Stop Spying On Us?

A lot of readers drop by here looking for information on the legal issues regarding GPS tracking.  This is a “must read” article from the New York Times regarding the governments many secrets regrading GPS tracking … and the ven mor eincidious idea of continual cell phone tracking (no GPS is required to effectively track your every move if you have a cell phone turne don … did you even realize that? GPS Tracking and Secret Policies By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

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Is It OK To Jam GPS For Privacy?

Came across a very interesting article this morning.  It’s citing some recent UK information on apparent commercial GPS jamming activity, but, of course, it has at least as much applicability to my (primarily) US-based readers, because GPS is one of the only truly global and non-political services in the world. GPS works as well for the North Koreans as it does for New Yorkers, and unilateral disruptions to the signal and overall service can have serious consequences no matt3er where

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Here is a Thought BEFORE You Buy GPS Fleet Tracking

One big mistake I have been observing in my 10 plus years of expereince with GPS Fleet Tracking is an issue that has nothing to do with GPS itself. It has to do with a very typical and secretive attitude on management's part … usually starting long before they ever even buy GPS tracking for their fleet. Start bringing your employees, especially drivers, on board _before_ you make any GPS tracking equipment solutions. It does not have to be a

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GPS Yourself For Fun, Profit and the World

Here’s a great article from CleanTechnica (recommended) that points up an issue I have been talking about for years now:  GPS tracking and GPS mapping isn’t “just for the other guy”.  You can make your own ROI. When we mention GPS tracking most people think of three major areas: Tracking commercial fleets for safety and savings Tracking public transpo like buses and taxis for public convenience and compliance Tracking prisoners/paroled offenders to save corrections costs and make the pubic safer.

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Immediate Danger Averted, But Fuzzy Frequency Thinking Abounds

Avweb Comes through with the best update I have seen on the GPS/LightSquared mess … Thanks, Guys: LightSquared Update Recent tests have shown that LightSquared’s proposed grid of 40,000 wireless network ground stations could interfere with GPS signals, and now the FCC has granted LightSquared a two-week extension to file a report on its position. LightSquared’s report was originally due Wednesday, the same day the FCC granted the extension. LightSquared spokesman Jim Carlisle said Tuesday that the company underestimated the

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