A woman who was dismissed by a company by uninstalling the application

A woman who uninstalled the application which the boss was told to dismiss is occurred as "to install on the company's iPhone". It seems that the application was tracking women's behavior everyday including 24 hours a day, including the day off.

Worker fired for disabling GPS app that tracked her 24 hours a day [Updated] | Ars Technica

IntermexMr. Myrna Arias who was working at, was told by his boss John Stubits to install itXoraAn application called. Xora is a management application to raise the productivity of the entire company by installing on the iPhone or smartphone by employees, and can check the outline from the following movie.

Xora Web Application Demo - YouTube

With the application, people who manage can see at a glance who the employee is on work and who is on vacation.

You can check who is where you are on Google Maps.

After receiving an inquiry about the occurrence of the trouble from the employee who is the customer, search the address.

Location information, customer information, etc. are displayed.

Please contact another employee nearby with one click ......

Employees who contacted can express to the site.

As mentioned above, basically it is an app that seems to be no problem even if you use it, but Arias says to Stubits, "Are you watching us over the holiday using the app? Stubits acknowledged the fact of surveillance and said, "I know how fast you are driving on holidays after installing the app". About this point, Arias's lawyer Gail Glick says "her boss was able to see the employer's behavior throughout the day."


And Arias who uninstalled the app was angered by his boss and Arias was dismissed quickly despite earning about 900,000 yen a month.

Arias said, "Although it is not a problem to be monitored by GPS while on duty, I do not want to know my location information even when I am not working," causing a trial and appealing for infringement of privacy. Xora is like a GPS anklet attached by a prisoner, and Arias insists that monitoring he made by Stubits is illegal. Meanwhile, Mr. Stubits thinks that "Arias was required to constantly reply to the client from 24 hours a day for seven days a week", and from now on about damages of 500,000 dollars (about 60 million yen) It will be contested.

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