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A Closer Look (Cellular SOS) #195960

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 13, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at changes in wireless communication designed to enhance the 911 emergency system introduced.

(Washington: Dan Harris) How location information gained from cell phone tracking in an enhanced 911 system could be used examined; details given about the privacy issue. [Carjacking survivor Esther GREEN - recalls how she gave clues to her route via cell phone.] [Federal Communications Commission Thomas SUGRUE - says an enhanced communication system will save lives.] [Electronic Privacy Information Center David SOBEL - says people's whereabouts are being tracked.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Further coverage of privacy and technology on "Nightline" noted.

Harris, Dan;
Jennings, Peter

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