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Court wrestles with police use of GPS

Associated Press / November 9, 2011

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The Supreme Court invoked visions of an all-seeing Big Brother and satellites watching us from above. Then things got personal yesterday when the justices were told police could slap GPS devices on their cars and track their movements, without asking a judge for advance approval. The occasion for all the talk about intrusive police actions was a hearing in a case about whether the police must get a search warrant before using GPS technology to track criminal suspects.

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