Why It Matters

ISpy Conspiracy: Your IPhone Is Secretly Tracking Everywhere You’ve Been, All The Time (Updated) by Sam Biddle, April 20, 2011

Feds to Supreme Court: Allow Warrantless GPS Monitoring by David Kravets, April 19, 2011

Caught Spying on Student, FBI Demands GPS Tracker Back by Kim Zetter, October, 7 2010.

Commentary: Sprint’s GPS Technology Creates Privacy Concerns by Scott Nelson, November 10, 2011

Why I’m Unplugging From Location Based Services by Ray Wang, January 17, 2011

Privacy Please! U.S. Smartphone App Users Concerned with Privacy When it Comes to Location by NielsenWire

Government Tracking

U.S. Constitution: Fourth Amendment

State v Jackson, No. 72799-6, Supreme Ct. of Washington, September 11, 2003

United States v. McIver, 186 F.3d 1119 (9th Cir. 1999)

Katz v United States, No. 35, Supreme Ct. of the United States, December 18, 1967

United States v Cuevas-Perez, No. 10-1473, United States Ct. of Appeals, April 28, 2011

People v Zichwic, No. H021621, Ct. of Appeals, Sixth District, California, December 21, 2001

United States v Knotts, No. 81-1802, Supreme Ct. of the United States, March 2, 1983

It’s Already Public: Why Federal Officers Should Not Need Warrants to Use GPS Vehicle Tracking Devices by John S. Ganz, 2005

United States v Karo, No. 83-850, Supreme Ct. of the United States, July 3, 1984

GPS Vehicle Tracking with the Tracking Key, February 2, 2007

United States v Garcia, No. 06-2741, United States Ct. of Appeals, February 2, 2007

United States v Maynard, No. 08-3030, Consolidated with United States v Jones, No. 08-3034, United States Ct. of Appeals, Aug 6, 2010

The Mosaic Theory – A Commentary by David Pozen ’07, February 28, 2006

United States v Johnson: Petition for a Writ of Certiorari, April 2011

Feds to Supreme Court: Allow Warrantless GPS Monitoring by David Kravets, April 19, 2011

Commercial Tracking

Location Tracking in iPad and iPhone: Apple Representatives Testify Before the Senate, May 10, 2011

Apple comments on iPhone location storm, software update soon by Jacqui Cheng, May 2011

Senators press Apple, Google for answers about location tracking by Jacqui Cheng, May 2011

How Apple tracks your location without consent, and why it matters by Jacqui Cheng, May 2011

Android phones keep location cache, too, but it’s harder to access by Chris Foresman, May 2011

Outrage over TomTom speed traps for motorists by Asher Moses, May 6, 2011

TomTom caught selling speed data to Dutch Police by Jared Newman, April 29, 2011

Facebook unveils location-sharing feature ‘Places’ by Josh Lowensohn, August 18, 2010

New Facebook Location Feature Sparks Privacy Concerns by Jenna Wortham, August 18, 2010

Facebook Places: Check This Out Before You Check In by Nicole Ozer, August 18, 2010

Location Services Raise Privacy Concerns by Jesse Emspak, June 15, 2010

Fourscared and Fourscammed by Melissa Jun Rowley, April 7, 2010

Foursquare cared a lot more about $20M than your privacy by Xeni Jardin, June 30, 2010

White Hat Uses Foursquare Privacy Hole to Capture 875K Check-Ins by Ryan Singel, June 29, 2010

Legal Protections

Center for Democracy and Technology: Existing Federal Privacy Laws

The Centre for Spacial Law and Policy

Commercial Data Privacy and Innovation in the Internet Economy: A Dynamic Policy Framework by The Department of Commerce Internet Policy Task Force, 2010

Electronic Privacy Information Center a civic project to track Congress

Internet Privacy: Overview and Pending Legislation by Marcia S. Smith, July 6, 2004

The Library of Congress: Bills, Resolutions

Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change by the Federal Trade Commission, December 2010

A Review of Federal and State Privacy Laws by BBBOnline, Inc. and the Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc

Senator pushes for mobile privacy reform by Declan McCullagh, March 22, 2011