electronic leash

electronic leash

A device that monitors the location of a portable product and alerts the user when it is no longer in range. See phone reminder.
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Operational boundaries will be enforced by the electronic leash of geofencing.
Venugopal for describing Aadhaar an electronic leash and comparing the collection of Aadhaar data akin to "concentration camp" and "totalitarian regime."
In their opening statement, the petitioners argued that Aadhaar, if fully implemented, would"reduce citizens to servitude," since not having an Aadhaar number - that"electronic leash" - in effect meant"civil death." On the one hand, having an Aadhaar number does not in itself guarantee access to India's welfare benefits - among the least generous in the world.
The petitioners argue that Aadhaar, if fully implemented, would "reduce citizens to servitude," since not having an Aadhaar number (that "electronic leash") in effect meant "civil death."
"They remain attached by a kind of electronic leash, like a dog" as the socialist lawmaker Benoit Hamon put it in a BBC interview last May.
The petitioner had also argued that a law- abiding taxpayer cannot be forced to give his Aadhaar number while filing income tax returns and this was like an " electronic leash" as government would be able to keep a tab on its citizens.
The negative effect is what some employees refer to as "the electronic leash": They always feel tied to their companies with no true separation for personal time.
If he left the kennel without his electronic leash, he would vanish into the woods like smoke and be gone for hours.
It's not like he's technophobic either; rather I suspect he regards the phone as some sort of electronic leash. Heaven forbid I should know where he is or what he is doing, the wild and crazy person that he is.
Ultimately, Chapter three finds many problems with the home office due to the poor conditions of home-based work, teleworkers' experience of the "electronic leash," and the porous boundary between work and home.
INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey -- On a short electronic leash, their beepers went off, and five members of the medical team sprung into action, racing through hospital halls to gather deployment gear.
It concerns one new MSP who refuses to take his eyes off his electronic leash.
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