I'm not a parent, so I'll have to rely on readers to let me know whether this is an invasion of privacy or a necessary preventative tool. MCI has come out with a product called SkyTel SkyGuard, which uses GPS and wireless technology to keep track of location, speed and other vehicle data. The product is intended to help parents keep track of their teens' driving habits.

Parents can monitor their teens' travel via the internet and can set up zones such as school, work, and places their kids aren't allowed to go. It can remotely lock or unlock the doors, which is a good thing, but it can also deactivate the vehicle's starter, making it impossible to restart the vehicle once it has been turned off.

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