"London’s ‘smart bins’ are tracking passerbys by identifying their smartphones’ wi-fi connections. First reported by Siraj Datoo for Quartz, the scheme is currently being trialled around Cheapside, with the intention is sell this information to brands to create targeted advertisements. However, with the technology in its infancy there are still unanswered questions over the legality of the scheme."

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Courtesy: The Independent

Courtesy: The Independent