Hot Spatial Law and Policy Issues for the Coming Year

by Kevin Pomfret, Spatial Law and Policy, October 4, 2011

The next year is shaping up to be an important period for the geospatial industry. Over that time there is likely to be movement on a number of key legal and policy issues that could have a significant impact on the industry’s growth over the next decade. These issues include:

  • LightSquared/GPS dispute
  • GPS tracking case to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Budget considerations
  • Impact of privacy legislation and regulation on geolocation
  • Efforts to use the UN to regulate information on the Internet

For full text of this nice review article, visit Spatial Law and Policy.

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