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GPS antiterrorist tools under fire

As legislators and law enforcement consider the use of GPS technologies to keep terrorists from using tanker trucks as bombs, critics are driving home the message that the high-tech solution could do more harm than good. In California, companies that provide global positioning system (GPS) technologies see opportunity in a state homeland security bill working its way through the legislature that would require the use of remote-control devices for vehicles transporting hazardous materials. Even as California legislators debate the bill, high-tech companies are testing and promoting an array of products they promise can stop an errant truck in its tracks. These include Qualcomm, Satellite Security Systems and HGI Wireless. Full Story

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