Jun 272011
 June 27, 2011  Posted by  Court, Surveillance

Mark Sherman reports:

The Supreme Court will weigh in on an important privacy issue for the digital age: whether the police need a warrant before using a global positioning system device to track a suspect’s movements.

The justices said Monday they will hear the Obama administration’s appeal of a court ruling that favored a criminal defendant. The federal appeals court in Washington overturned a criminal conviction because the police had no warrant for the GPS device they secretly installed on a man’s car.

Read more on The News Tribune

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.