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  1. Liberty has stated that this device may violate sections 8 and 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights

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    created by user picturefactobot on April 2, 2009
  2. is an electronic device which emits an ultrasonic sound, similar to the buzz of a mosquito (approximately 17.4 kHz at 85dB)

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    created by user picturefactobot on April 2, 2009
  3. marketed as the Beethoven in France and the Swiss-Mosquito in Switzerland

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    created by user picturefactobot on April 2, 2009
  4. The device is marketed as a safety and security tool for preventing anti-social behaviour such as gang loitering which has been publicly associated with graffiti, vandalism, drug usage, drug distribution, and violence

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    created by user picturefactobot on April 2, 2009
  5. The device is typically heard by people less than 25 years of age because the ability to hear high frequencies deteriorates in humans with age (a phenomenon known as presbycusis)

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    created by user picturefactobot on April 2, 2009
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