A new bill is being proposed to the U.S. Senate that would stop government officials from being able to obtain user’s location information. Officials can currently seize data from GPS devices including cellphones and tablets without a warrant. If passed, the “GPS Act” would also require companies to receive user consent before using their location information. Read the full article at arstechnica.com
Senate Proposing GPS Act
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).