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Congress to ban jealous-spouse trackers?

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 12/25/2012 @ 12:40 pm In Politics,U.S. | No Comments

(DAILYMAIL) — Mobile phone apps which allow wives and husbands to spy on their spouses by monitoring their whereabouts as well as their calls and text messages will be banned under a new law to be put before congress.

Software companies are currently able to sell so-called cyberstalking apps that operate secretly on cellphones thanks to a loophole in current laws.

Apps such Retina Software’s SpouseSpy or ePhoneTracker, which sell for around $50 online, have become increasingly popular among jealous wives or husbands, but there are concerns they could be encouraging stalking and domestic violence.


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