Apr 242012
 
 April 24, 2012  Business, Featured News, Laws, Surveillance

Declan McCullagh reports:

The nation’s largest wireless providers oppose a proposed California location privacy law that would require police to obtain search warrants to track a wireless customer’s whereabouts, CNET has learned.

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S.B. 1434 would also require wireless providers to divulge “the number of times location information has been disclosed,” and how many times they rejected police requests.

Oh those pesky transparency provisions… companies don’t always want us to know how often they cooperate with law enforcement and just turn over our personal information. After all, we pay them and we might get annoyed, right?

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