Congress Will Discuss Geolocation Privacy, Surveillance

GPS privacy law will soon be updated if Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, get their way. The bill, called the Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance (GPS) Act, was introduced last year and would require law enforcement officials to get a warrant before taking location data from a suspect’s device.
August 1, 2012
 

GPS privacy law will soon be updated if Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, get their way. The bill, called the Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance (GPS) Act, was introduced last year and would require law enforcement officials to get a warrant before taking location data from a suspect’s device.

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