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Pentagon Restricts ­se of Fitness Trackers, Other Devices


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Fitness tracking devices

In this July 20, 2016 file photo, six fitness tracking devices measuring step counts and other fitness features are worn in New York.

Credit: AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews

Military troops and other defense personnel at sensitive bases or certain high-risk warzone areas won't be allowed to use fitness tracker or cellphone applications that can reveal their location, according to a new Pentagon order.

From The Associated Press
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