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FBI cuts back on GPS surveillance after Supreme Court ruling

Publié par Clifford Armion le 02/07/2012

Kevin Johnson

WASHINGTON - The FBI has begun cutting back GPS surveillance in an array of criminal and intelligence investigations following a Supreme Court ruling last month restricting its use, a federal law enforcement official said.

The bureau began implementing the change the day after the Jan. 23 ruling in which the court found that attaching such a device to a car amounted to a search covered by the Fourth Amendment, requiring police to seek warrants in many cases.

The official, who was not authorized to comment publicly on the matter, said the Global Positioning System directive was issued until further legal guidance is provided on the use of the technology. Read on...
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"FBI cuts back on GPS surveillance after Supreme Court ruling", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juillet 2012. Consulté le 25/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/fbi-cuts-back-on-gps-surveillance-after-supreme-court-ruling