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Showing 2 posts from February 2012.

U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Warrantless GPS Tracking

supreme court strikes down warrantless gps trackingLet's revisit a previous posting regarding the scope of the Fourth Amendment in the digital era. 

Last year, the Department of Justice requested the U.S. Supreme Court to approve the warrantless and covert attachment by law enforcement of a GPS tracking device to an individual's vehicle. The DOJ’s request arose from a U.S. Court of Appeals decision, which vacated the life sentence of a convicted drug dealer.  In that case, the Court of Appeals held that law enforcement violated the individual’s Fourth Amendment rights by secretly attaching a GPS tracking device to the individual’s vehicle without a warrant. Read More ›

Categories: Privacy

Make Sure you Know Who's Talking about Your Company!

In the age of instant access to online information, it is essential for a business to know what others are saying about it - both good and bad.  For example, a physician will want to confirm the glowing review of a recent article is properly acknowledged on the Internet but also that a negative patient comment is immediately refuted or deleted. Read More ›

Categories: News