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ACLU: "reasonable suspicion" not good enough for GPS tracking

The FBI tracked Fred W. Robinson through St. Louis for over two months thanks to a GPS device attached warantlessly to his car. Thomas Hawk If you’re a student of the privacy and...

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Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 Net News No Comments

Desperate LightSquared claims 5th Amendment violation, demands new spectrum

An increasingly desperate LightSquared today accused the Federal Communications Commission of violating its constitutional property rights by rejecting its application to build a 4G network on spectrum adjacent to that used by GPS...

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Saturday, March 17th, 2012 Net News No Comments

LightSquared hires Bush v. Gore lawyer to save doomed 4G network

In a bid to save its 4G network after being rejected by the Federal Communications Commission, LightSquared has hired lawyer Theodore Olson, who helped President George W. Bush take office by winning the...

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Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 Net News No Comments

Happy Valentine’s Day: US government breaks up with LightSquared

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said today that it will not approve LightSquared's proposal to build a national 4G-LTE network, after testing showed that the network would interfere with most existing GPS devices....

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Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 Net News No Comments

Supreme Court holds warrantless GPS tracking unconstitutional

All nine justices of the Supreme Court ruled on Monday that police officers violated the Fourth Amendment rule against unreasonable search and seizure when they attached a GPS device to a suspect's car...

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Monday, January 23rd, 2012 Net News No Comments