Law enforcement balks at bill to limit access to geolocation data

05/22/2012 | National Journal · FierceGovernmentIT

Law enforcement officials call a bill before Congress requiring police to obtain a warrant for geolocation information "overly broad," and they worry that the Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act, debated before a House Judiciary subcommittee last week, could hamper investigations. "Law enforcement is not seeking the content of conversations, nor are we trying to step on someone's expectation of privacy. We are simply looking at corporate records," said John Ramsey of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association.

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