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Man gets 16 months in prison for GPS stalking

Peter Rojas
January 31, 2005
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Wait a second, some dude in California gets 16 months in prison for stalking his ex-girlfriend by attaching a GPS tracker to her car, but it's perfectly legal for the police to do the same exact thing without a notifying you or obtaining a court order? Yeah, we know, there are some legal subtleties involving the right to privacy here, but it seems like if it's illegal for the police to tap your phone or email without a court order, it should be illegal for them to add a GPS tracker to your car, too.

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