Proposed US bill would equate GPS tracking, wiretapping

Freshman Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, on Tuesday touted a bill to limit the government’s and private companies’ access to citizens’ geospatial data.The Geolocational Surveillance and Privacy Act would prohibit police and federal law enforcement from tracking citizens’ location through cellphones, GPS devices and other electronic items without first getting a warrant, according to a draft version of the bill provided by Chaffetz’s office.
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