An environmental services company in eastern China has stopped sending its sanitation workers alerts via smart bracelet if they don’t keep moving. Other monitoring via the devices is continuing. Photo: Thecover.cn

Chinese workers freed from Big Brother style monitoring after public stink

  • Company bows to pressure one day after its policy of using smart bracelets to keep track of idle workers is revealed
  • Cleaners will no longer be sent alerts if they don’t move enough on the job
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An environmental services company in eastern China has stopped sending its sanitation workers alerts via smart bracelet if they don’t keep moving. Other monitoring via the devices is continuing. Photo: Thecover.cn
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Big Brother is smartwatching you: China's workers monitored by wearable tech

Nanjing city cleaners are tracked by GPS and warned about long breaks

Topic |   Surveillance

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