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Would you wear a watch that tracks where you are?

2015-07-25 02:33:27 admin 42

rn A watch that lets parents track where their kids are is being showcased in America at one of the largest tech events in the world.

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rn Equipped with GPS (Global Positioning System), parents can monitor it using a smartphone app and its makers say its the smallest tracker of its kind.

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rn But would you wear one? Do you think it's fair that your parents can track where you are?

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rn Do you think it's a good idea and could help you stay safe? Or are you not keen on the thought of mum or dad being able to track you all the time?

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rn We asked what you think.

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rn Let's see what the kids' comment:

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rn I wouldn't wear it because if someone steals my mum's phone they can track me.

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rn Rebecca

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rn What happens if the tracker GPS watch gets hacked into?

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rn Charlotte, 9, Carlisle

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rn I think that this new watch would be good for younger kids. However I believe it is too intrusive for older children such as 16 years old, who deserve more trust and privacy from parents.

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rn Connor, 16, Salford

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rn I wouldn't wear one because if someone got hold of your parent's phone anyone could see where you are.

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rn Amelia, 11, Bollington

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rn We thought this could be a good idea because the watches are stylish and the design means that strangers may not know this as a tracker. They could help to keep children safe and out of danger. Nonetheless, we also considered the price of the watches would be expensive and technology sometimes doesn't always work.

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rn Primary 6, Glasgow

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rn I think this watch takes away your child's freedom! It's a waste of time and money.

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rn Callum, 9

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rn I would wear this watch because it looks really cool.

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rn Jessica, London

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rn I think that it is a great idea and I would really love to have one myself.

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rn Ruby, 11, Weston

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rn My mum straight away said "yes!", but I would be more reluctant as it seems prone to hackers.

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rn Carys, 10, London

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rn I think children should be allowed to wear the watches because if you get into trouble your parents know where you are.

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rn Cillian, 9, Bristol

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rn I think this is a brilliant idea because if you were ever kidnapped or injured and didn't return home they would know where you are to help you.

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rn Kiera, 12, Birmingham

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