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Pentagon Restricts Use of Fitness Trackers, Other Devices


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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