Geolocation Privacy Bills Now Before the US Congress
From Roger Longhorn on the GSDI Listserv, October 11, 2011:
The following bills relating to geolocation privacy are now before US Congress.
- Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance Act, H.R. 2168 (Reps. Chaffetz and Goodlatte): introduced June 14, 2011. Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary and the House Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select).
- Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance Act, S. 1212 (Sen. Wyden): introduced June 15, 2011. Referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
- Location Privacy Protection Act of 2011, S. 1223 (Sens. Franken and Blumenthal): introduced June 16, 2011. Referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
- Policy and Privacy (Kevin Pomfret, Geospatial World, August 2011)
- Federal Legislation Introduced Regarding Geolocation Information (geodatapolicy.wordpress.com)
- Federal Geolocation Bills Differ on Scope and Damages (Guest Blog Post) (ericgoldman.org)
- Judge Calls Location Tracking Orwellian, While Congress Moves to Legalize It (wired.com)
- Op-Ed Contributor: Protect Our Right to Anonymity (nytimes.com)