• Pentagon restricts use of fitness trackers, other devices

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - A new Pentagon order says military troops and other defense personnel on certain sensitive bases and warzone areas won't be allowed to use fitness tracker or cellphone applications that can reveal their location.
    The memo stops short of banning the fitness trackers or other electronic devices, which are often linked to cellphone applications and can provide the users' GPS details to social media. It says technologies on personal or government-issued devices that can pinpoint a person's location present a significant risk to military personnel, so those capabilities must be...
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