The Chicago Tribune had this little gem last week......
MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin police can attach GPS to cars to secretly track anybody's movements without obtaining search warrants, an appeals court ruled Thursday.
However, the District 4 Court of Appeals said it was "more than a little troubled" by that conclusion and asked Wisconsin lawmakers to regulate GPS use to protect against abuse by police and private individuals.
As the law currently stands, the court said police can mount GPS on cars to track people without violating their constitutional rights -- even if the drivers aren't suspects.
Attaching GPS devices without a search warrant. What country do I live in again? This is such a abuse of power I can't even find the damn words for it.
Hopefully some tech wiz will find a way to make a device to block the signal and send the cops off chasing their own tails. I'm not for breaking the law mind you but doing this without a search warrant is such a gross abuse of power I'm surprised the press hasn't blasted this all over.
Ok I'm not surprised!!!
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