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Gps Technology Finding Its Way Into Court

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Smartphone location data

About 100 million Americans carry smartphones capable of emitting location data almost continuously.

Credit: Seong Joon Cho/Bloomberg

The rapid spread of cellphones with GPS technology has allowed police to track suspects with unprecedented precision—even as they commit crimes. But the legal fight is only now heating up, with prosecutors and privacy activists sparring over rules governing the use of powerful new investigative tools.

From The Washington Post
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