Sep 222011
 September 22, 2011  Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Jaikumar Vijayan reports:

 Law enforcement officials should be required to obtain a warrant based on probable cause before using GPS or other electronic location tracking to follow individuals, a bi-partisan group said in a report released today.

The 13-page report released by The Constitution Project’s Liberty and Security Committee also calls on Congress to amend the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) to make probable-cause warrants mandatory before accessing an individual’s cell phone location data.

Read more on Computerworld.

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