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Re: Court Orders Gov't To Disclose GPS Tracking Data

From: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2011 08:23:04 +0200
Message-Id: <3AEFED86-43BC-4826-B175-EED1640B427E@opera.com>
Cc: "public-privacy (W3C mailing list)" <public-privacy@w3.org>
To: David Singer <singer@apple.com>

Le 8 sept. 2011 à 02:52, David Singer a écrit :
> "United States law enforcement officials have been utilizing data provided by global positioning satellite systems to track down individual suspects, without having to demonstrate probable cause before a judge first — that much is known. Rights groups such as the ACLU have wondered, just how much of that goes on?"
> Discussion on slashdot:
> <http://yro.slashdot.org/story/11/09/07/1713211/Court-Orders-Govt-To-Disclose-GPS-Tracking-Data>

Remove the tracker in the URL ;)
The original article is a bit better. 

There are plenty of systems/devices using automatic recording of geolocations. These systems are used by government services (ex: police) or individual (ex: private investigator, parents) for tracking a person.

The question being: "Is it right to do it without a court order?"

Karl Dubost - http://dev.opera.com/
Developer Relations & Tools, Opera Software
Received on Thursday, 8 September 2011 06:23:40 UTC

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