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  • Brazilians are tackling theft through tech
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Me Appego: helping Brazilians secure their cars

Brazil’s high crime rates have many citizens looking to protect themselves – and their property – through technology. Me Appego is just one in a variety of safety measures available for drivers nationwide, letting users track their cars via an app and a small GPS device in their glove box.

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Brazil’s high crime rates have many citizens dreaming of a day on which there are no murders, thefts, robberies or rapes. “I know it’s asking the impossible,” writes journalist Juan Arias. “We suffer 146 murders per day. But it shouldn’t be impossible that all the money we lose on corruption goes towards protecting those who cannot get to work without an escort or armoured car.” [1]

To protect themselves – and their property – many Brazilians are turning to technology. Me Appego is just one in a huge variety of safety measures available for ...

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