Category Archives: GPS / Tracking Data

D.Alaska: Installing GPS on a package with an anticipatory warrant didn’t require SW

An anticipatory search warrant was issued for 1921 but was delivered to 1911 because of the use of false addresses. The police entered to seize the package. Defendant doesn’t show he has standing in either the package or the place … Continue reading

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techdirt: Court Tells Cops They Can’t Use GPS Data Gathered After Suspect They Were Tracking Sold The Vehicle

techdirt: Court Tells Cops They Can’t Use GPS Data Gathered After Suspect They Were Tracking Sold The Vehicle by Tim Cushing:

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D.Colo.: GPS tracking a car after it had been sold by target was unreasonable

Defendant bought a car that had a GPS device placed by the police with a 60 day tracking warrant. He paid for it for his girlfriend, with whom he had a child, and he drove it at the time of … Continue reading

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WaPo: The used car that came with a special option: A GPS device secretly installed by the police

WaPo: The used car that came with a special option: A GPS device secretly installed by the police by Orin Kerr:

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NY Times: Federal Agency Begins Inquiry Into Auto Lenders’ Use of GPS Tracking

NY Times: Federal Agency Begins Inquiry Into Auto Lenders’ Use of GPS Tracking by Michael Corkery and Jessica Silver-Greenberg: They can figure out when you leave town and see where you parked your car. They can see how many times … Continue reading

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Talk Business: GPS technology benefits used car industry, privacy concerns remain

Talk Business: GPS technology benefits used car industry, privacy concerns remain; used car sales to rise in 2017 by Jeff Della Rosa

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TX6: USDC dismissal w/o prejudice for Heck bar not preclusive of later state court action

Plaintiff originally sued in federal court and was barred by Heck, but dismissal was without prejudice to removal of the Heck bar. That was not preclusive of a state court action as res judicata. He claimed an unlawful seizure and … Continue reading

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Portland Press Herald: State seeks more authority in investigations of suspected lobstering violations: secretly installed GPS in boats

Portland Press Herald: State seeks more authority in investigations of suspected lobstering violations by Kevin Miller Legislation is being drafted to make it easier for Maine Marine Patrol officers to secretly install tracking or surveillance devices on boats.

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E.D.N.Y.: 791 days of GPS tracking of a parolee to catch others in a DTO was [somehow] not unreasonable

In a really strange case, a GPS monitor to track curfew violations of a parolee was left on for 791 days. The parole officers and then other officers watched where he was going to attempt to crack a drug trafficking … Continue reading

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NYLJ.com: Electronic GPS Tracking and the Fourth Amendment

NYLJ.com: Electronic GPS Tracking and the Fourth Amendment by Martin Flumenbaum & Brad S. Karp: In their Second Circuit Review column, Martin Flumenbaum and Brad S. Karp examine two decisions which appear to reflect the court’s growing interest in the … Continue reading

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