Geolocation

Without mentioning, much less examining, the inconsistent outcomes and rationales of numerous other courts to have confronted the issue (see here here and here for our analysis of some of those decisions), the Sixth Circuit...

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Precise geolocation data is increasingly being used to “geo-target” consumers’ devices, to serve ads relevant to either where they are at a given moment, or where they tend to be during a given time frame....

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“What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.” If you’ve ever had to rely on that time-honored principle, you might understand the thinking behind the EU cross-border data transfer restrictions that can stop international deals in...

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The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals further splintered the jurisprudence surrounding government access to historical cell site location records, holding that such requests always constitute a Fourth Amendment search requiring a warrant. The case arose...

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The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas recently found that a defendant has no reasonable expectation of privacy in an image’s metadata, including the GPS coordinates, even if the defendant did not...

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On November 26, 2013, New Jersey residents and visitors will be able to play poker and an array of other casino games online.  As we’ve reported before, the New Jersey legislature  passed the New Jersey Internet...

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Re-Cap on House Hearing on GPS Act

May 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, May 17, the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security held a hearing on H.R. 2168, the Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act (“GPS Act”). At the hearing, Ed Black, the President &...

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House to Hold Hearing Tomorrow on GPS Act

May 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, May 17, the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security will hold a hearing on H.R. 2168, the Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act (“GPS Act”). The GPS Act was jointly introduced in...

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Today, in United States v. Jones, the Supreme Court issued an opinion finding that the installation of GPS device on an individual’s vehicle and law enforcement’s subsequent use of that device to monitor the vehicle’s...

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The Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments yesterday in U.S. v. Jones, where the Court will decide whether officers can install a GPS tracking device on vehicles without obtaining a search warrant. At oral...

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