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Commentary: The fine line of monitoring workers via GPS

A California woman filed a lawsuit claiming she was fired illegally after she objected to her employer forcing her to install a GPS tracking application on her phone that monitored her movements 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. ...

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Hospital shooting inspires proposed legislation

BUFFALO — A lawmaker has drafted a bill that would make it illegal for a stalker to use a GPS to track a victim. Sen. Timothy Kennedy of Buffalo was outline the details of his proposal Tuesday. He was to ...

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Schumer calls for GPS standards for trucks

LAKEVIEW — New York Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on the federal government to investigate the rising number of overpass collisions involving trucks that are led onto roads where they don’t belong by GPS devices. Schumer says he will ask ...

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Solar storm headed toward Earth may disrupt power

WASHINGTON — The largest solar flare in five years is racing toward Earth, threatening to unleash a torrent of charged particles that could disrupt power grids, GPS and airplane flights. The sun erupted Tuesday evening, and the effects should start ...

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High court: Warrant needed for GPS tracking

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that police must get a search warrant before using GPS technology to track criminal suspects.

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Police can use ‘real-time’ GPS tracking device, rules 7th Circuit

Police didn't need a warrant to install a "real-time" tracking device on a drug suspect's vehicle, the 7th Circuit has ruled in affirming the denial of a motion to suppress. Phoenix police identified the defendant as a suspect in a drug trafficking operation.

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