It seems like only yesterday we first heard about the Mosquito, yet already the teen-repelling black box finds itself in trouble. The device emits a high-pitched sound that's said to be unbearable to people under 20 and undetectable to anyone above that age. The Mosquito is mainly used to control teenage loitering outside stores, but local authorities in Newport, Wales, have ordered its silencing due to concerns that it violates teens' human rights. Yes, there are probably more humane ways to curb mischievous teens, though we're betting most grown-ups would opt for the Mosquito's bite regardless.
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