Monitoring Movements and Communications 67

How ICT is used to monitor how we move about and communicate

Page 67 - Pearson's Edexcel GCSE ICT Revision Guide

Passports
When we travel, our passports are scanned and our movements in and out of different countries are monitored
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Geolocation information
your position is tracked by GPS-enabled devices
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Mobile phone companies
can track your movements as you move from base station to base station. They also know who we have been communicating with through SMS etc.
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Your computer's IP address
provides clues to search engines and social networking sites about your geographical location
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credit/debit cards
allows banks to know when/where/how much money you spend
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email servers
know who you send emails to and who send them to you
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social networking sites
store information about our movements and communications through geotagging photos and sharing location etc.
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playing online games
information about you and who you're playing with is monitored.
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Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

your position is tracked by GPS-enabled devices

Back

Geolocation information

Card 3

Front

can track your movements as you move from base station to base station. They also know who we have been communicating with through SMS etc.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

provides clues to search engines and social networking sites about your geographical location

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

allows banks to know when/where/how much money you spend

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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