New iPod nano banned in major gym chain's locker rooms

Apple's recently introduced iPod nano packed a couple new features, as is expected, but it also came with a built-in video camera. Whilst this is all well and good, the slim size of the nano makes it very discrete, meaning it can be used for less appropriate purposes. People are well aware of this, and, according to Pioneer Press, a major gym chain has now banned the device from its locker rooms to prevent any issues.

Life Time Fitness, a company which runs 84 gyms in a total of 19 states, has banned the use of the new iPod nano entirely from its locker rooms for one main reason: it's very hard to tell whether a user is recording a video or just selecting a song. This, as mentioned, has raised concern, though the prohibition isn't as large as it could be... the device is allowed in work out rooms, though video is still not allowed in that area.

This isn't a new development, though, as cellphones equipped with cameras have apparently been banned at health clubs for years already. It's unsure as to whether or not Apple will respond to this, though with the device already on the market, there may not be much they can do.

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