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H.R.2168 Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: May 17, 2012 Subcommittee Hearings Held.

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    • American Civil Liberties Union

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    • Electronic Privacy Information Center

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    • The Licensed Private Detectives Association of Massachusetts

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    • H.R. 2168: Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act ... - July 22, 2012 by Lisa Grant - An important bill is gaining traction in Congress. Although Privacy made significant strides forward with a recent Supreme Court case, the decision didn't directly address law enforcement getting your cell phone data to track ...

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      As noted by Lisa Grant on July 22, 2012, "An important bill is gaining traction in Congress. Although Privacy made significant strides forward with a recent Supreme Court case, the decision didn't directly address law enforcement getting your cell phone data to track ..." (/url?q=http://www.securprivacy.org/2012/07/h-r-2168-geolocational-privacy-and-surveillance-act/&sa=U&ei=lS4RUOG8NZOK8QTmooGgBg&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNFrmOnfFbFlGgKB3cLpjp8w27OmAw)
    • H.R. 2168: Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act ... - July 21, 2012 by Lisa Grant - An important bill is gaining traction in Congress. Although Privacy made significant strides forward with a recent Supreme Court case, the decision didn't directly address law enforcement getting your cell phone data to track ...

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      As noted by Lisa Grant on July 21, 2012, "An important bill is gaining traction in Congress. Although Privacy made significant strides forward with a recent Supreme Court case, the decision didn't directly address law enforcement getting your cell phone data to track ..." (/url?q=http://www.securprivacy.org/2012/07/h-r-2168-geolocational-privacy-and-surveillance-act/%3Futm_source%3Drss%26utm_medium%3Drss%26utm_campaign%3Dh-r-2168-geolocational-privacy-and-surveillance-act&sa=U&ei=8-MLUODsDOrs2gWL9p0B&ved=0CCUQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNFsQBah4tJ9lY5Qe4k_xF0XTubnQw)
    • The Download - June 2012 | Venable LLP - JDSupra - June 15, 2012 by Venable LLP - ... and Homeland Security considered the issues of geolocational privacy and surveillance at a hearing on Representative Jason Chaffetz's (R-UT) H.R. 2168, the Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act. A companion bill, ...

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      As noted by Venable LLP on June 15, 2012, "... and Homeland Security considered the issues of geolocational privacy and surveillance at a hearing on Representative Jason Chaffetz's (R-UT) H.R. 2168, the Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act. A companion bill, ..." (/url?q=http://www.jdsupra.com/post/documentViewer.aspx%3Ffid%3D9ddac842-c8da-4ddc-9474-aa779ac8aafc&sa=U&ei=BK3hT4r0I6GK2gWcz9nqCw&ved=0CDYQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNEQBQzjqSexIWKAFURRyY5Y46j0Lw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Millions of Americans now fall within government's digital dragnet - July 24, 2012 by Ars Technica - There's also some movement in Congress, where a group of lawmakers has introduced the GPS Act (S.1212 in the Senate and H.R.2168 in the House) to require that government agents get a warrant from a judge in order to track people using their mobile phones.

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      As noted by Ars Technica on July 24, 2012, "There's also some movement in Congress, where a group of lawmakers has introduced the GPS Act (S.1212 in the Senate and H.R.2168 in the House) to require that government agents get a warrant from a judge in order to track people using their mobile phones." (http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/07/millions-of-americans-now-fall-within-governments-digital-dragnet/)
    • United States: DAA Raises Concern About Default "Do Not (The Download - June 2012) - June 19, 2012 by Mondaq - 1212, has also been introduced in the Senate by Senator Ron Wyden, but the Senate has yet to hold a hearing on that bill. H.R. 2168 would provide a framework for commercial and government entities as well as private citizens on how they may access and use

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      As noted by Mondaq on June 19, 2012, "1212, has also been introduced in the Senate by Senator Ron Wyden, but the Senate has yet to hold a hearing on that bill. H.R. 2168 would provide a framework for commercial and government entities as well as private citizens on how they may access and use " (http://www.mondaq.com/unitedstates/x/182632/The+Download+June+2012)
    • House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Hearing - May 18, 2012 by TMCnet - On behalf of the 26,000 members of the FLEOA, I am voicing our concerns with H.R. 2168. The proposed legislation will impact all Federal law enforcement. Geolocational surveillance is an invaluable tool to combat domestic and international crime ...

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      As noted by TMCnet on May 18, 2012, "On behalf of the 26,000 members of the FLEOA, I am voicing our concerns with H.R. 2168. The proposed legislation will impact all Federal law enforcement. Geolocational surveillance is an invaluable tool to combat domestic and international crime ..." (http://www.tmcnet.com/usubmit/2012/05/18/6311426.htm)
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