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Key to success: Tenants finally get physical keys after suing landlords for fitting Bluetooth smart-lock to front door

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Re: "...require GPS to be enabled in order to use the Bluetooth functionality..."

Can someone explain this to me?

Presumably the bluetooth signal opens any lock from that vendor but the app is geo-locked so you can only open one for which you are authorised. Or it might be a requirement of teh ad-network libraries they are using.

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