Oct 182011
 October 18, 2011  Posted by  Laws

John Eggerton reports:

As advertised, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), joined by new co-sponsor Sen. Ron Kirk (R-Ill.), Tuesday (Oct. 18) renewed his push for a bill introduced in both the House and Senate — the Geolocation Privacy Surveillance, or “GPS,” Act — that would make the government get a court’s permission before using geolocation from their smartphone or other electronics communications device to track someone.

It would also prevent service providers from sharing geolocation information with third parties without affirmative customer consent.

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