03/24/2010 - Police departments that use license plate recognition (LPR) technology and the massive amount of data it generates should be mindful of the privacy issues it raises. (Reporting from ISC West 2010)
12/23/2009 - New York’s highest court has ruled that police must acquire a warrant before using a GPS unit to track a vehicle’s movement. The court noted that the GPS information would reveal private information about an individual, including political and religious proclivities, by disclosing the locations a person visits.
12/14/2009 - Recently released court documents show that the strict restrictions placed on convicted shoe-bomber Richard Reid have been eased as his prison sentence has worn on, stoking fears that prisoners at Guantanamo will receive the same benefits if imprisoned inside the United States, according to Reuters.
11/24/2009 - A bill (H.R. 1727) introduced by Rep. Mary Bono (R-CA) that would require that local law enforcement collect information on convicted arsonists and bombers has been approved by the House of Representatives. It is now pending in the Senate Judiciary Committee.