EFF Backs Car Passengers In Mass. GPS Tracking Case

Law360, New York (January 30, 2013, 2:17 PM EST) -- The Electronic Frontier Foundation has urged Massachusetts' high court to find that both the driver and the passenger of a car have legal standing to challenge the collection of location data by law enforcement GPS devices.

The group filed an amicus brief Jan. 22 on behalf of the defendant in a case in which police obtained a search warrant to install a GPS device on a car owned by a suspect in a number of arsons throughout the state. The defendant, who was a passenger in...
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