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Stalking Your Partner? There’s an App for That

Technology just might be a philandering lover’s worst nightmare. In Brazil, the smartphone app “Boyfriend Tracker” received at least tens of thousands of downloads before it was removed from the Google Play app store last week due to complaints of privacy abuse. A neurotic partner’s dream, the app’s functions include sending the tracker updates on his partner’s location and enabling the partner’s phone to call the tracker’s phone and silently eavesdrop.

(Photo: AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

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