Monday January 23, 2012

Warrantless GPS Tracking Is Unconstitutional

And the "no duh" ruling of the day from the Supreme Court? Warrantless GPS tracking is illegal. And the countdown to overturned convictions and lawsuits begins in 3...2...1.

The decision (.pdf) in what is arguably the biggest Fourth Amendment case in the computer age, rejected the Obama administration’s position. The government had told the high court that it could affix GPS devices on the vehicles of all members of the Supreme Court, without a warrant.

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