Why do Government Ministers base policies on unproven, pie in the sky technologies, which do not yet actually work reliably ?
"Tagging plan for asylum seekers
Thursday November 27, 2003
"The home secretary said that he expected a new kind of tag, employing satellite technology to pinpoint the wearer's location, to be used within around 12 to 18 months."
"Speaking about the tagging proposals, Mr Blunkett said: "It is an alternative to secure removal centres. If we can track people, both in terms of electronic tagging and in future satellite tracking, we can avoid having to use that"
Is this more Sky Guardian hype ? c.f. http://www.spy.org.uk/spyblog/archives/000049.html