January 23, 2012

Supreme Court: GPS Tracking Needs Warrant - Drug Dealers Offer Sigh of Relief

The Supreme Court submitted a unanimous decision today rejecting the premise that putting a GPS tracker on someone's car doesn't require a court warrant. They feel it does. Drug dealers offer a sigh of relief, until the courts step in and signs that warrant, then it's back to the investigation.

While the little black box attached to the underside of a car is in question, it also brings into question the use of onboard GPS data tracking too - How about access to your OnStar tracks - yea, that would need a warrant. (BTW, just because you didn't pay your subscription, don't think that they can't track you. They can.)

For more information on the case - See the NYT

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Posted by Scott Martin at January 23, 2012 8:25 PM

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