The Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance Act (H.R. 2168) was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned.

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The Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance Act

H.R. 2168: Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act

Summary: To amend title 18, United States Code, to specify the circumstances in which a person may acquire geolocation information and for other purposes. (More Info)

The Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance Act (H.R. 2168) was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) 207,542 Facebook fans 168,151 Twitter followers

A bill was introduced today both in the House and Senate that would protect Americans’ geolocation data from being obtained by law enforcement without a warrant. Geolocation, or tracking, data is used to locate individuals and can be derived from GPS devices or cellphones – even when turned off. These devices hold detailed information on Americans’ locations, and gathering that information without any warrants or oversight is currently a pervasive law enforcement practice.

The bill, the Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance Act, which was introduced by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), would protect both historical and real-time location ...

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