View Full Version : Row over US mobile [cell] phone 'cockroach backpack' app

Clinton P
11-09-2013, 07:58 AM
"A US company that has developed an "electronic backpack" that fits onto a cockroach allowing its movements to be controlled by a mobile [cell] phone app has defended itself against cruelty claims."

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Click here (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24455141) to read more about this story.

"The backpack will be widely available in November in the US priced at $99 (61)."

Clinton P

11-10-2013, 07:00 AM
I think I'll still use Black Flag (or something like it) to control cockroaches, not tiny backpacks.

EDIT: I'm not at all sure that will allow me to be considered less cruel. I really have nothing against cockroaches -- I've probably voted for a few in my life -- just not in the house, or anywhere I can see them.