Oct 072018
 
 October 7, 2018  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Cyrus Farivar reports:

A top Homeland Security Investigations official has told a federal court that it remains the agency’s policy that officers can install a GPS tracking device on cars entering the United States “without a warrant or individualized suspicion” for up to 48 hours.

There is no such time limit, HSI Assistant Director Matthew C. Allen also told the court, for putting such trackers on “airplane, commercial vehicles, and semi-tractor trailers, which has a significantly reduced expectation of privacy in the location of their vehicles.”

Read more on Ars Technica.

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