Supreme Court Rules to Protect Privacy Rights (4th Amendment)
Original post made by Hurray, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on Jan 23, 2012
The Supreme Court just ruled that the police or government can't monitor people's movements with GPS tracking devices without a search warrant.
This means the police can't just put a GPS tracking device on your car and start tracking your movements like has been done in the Bay Area. The Supreme Court has ruled that people have a reasonable expectation of privacy and that the government putting a GPS tracking device on a car to track someones movements without a search warrant is unconstitutional.
This is a victory because the Supreme Court has significantly limited widespread spying by the government on ordinary citizens.