Mar 222013
 March 22, 2013  Posted by  Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Kerry Lester reports:

With technological advancements outpacing privacy laws, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk joined with a bipartisan coalition Thursday to reintroduce legislation aimed at limiting how law enforcement officials can acquire and use GPS data in smartphones.

The GPS Act — filed in the Senate and House by Kirk, Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon and Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz — would require officials to have a warrant before acquiring GPS tracking information from devices including cellphones.

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