In message <s124bad9.065@citbemail2>, at 14:36:01 on Thu, 19 Aug 2004,
Mark Brookes <[log in to unmask]> writes
>Combine this with the vision of charging road tax along a similar lines
>using GPRS in future.
GPRS is "General Packet Radio Service" and is a data add-on to GSM.
Not to be confused with GPS, the "Global Positioning System" that uses
satellites to assist the receiver in knowing where it is (and *doesn't*
as is widely mistaken by journalists, send your position up to a
Having said that, a GPRS user is trackable via their mobile phone
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