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More Limits on FBI's Spy Powers

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the FBI cannot listen in on cars or track them using telematics systems such as OnStar. The ruling comes after a company received a wiretap order from the FBI to…

  • March 10, 2004

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the FBI cannot listen in on cars or track them using telematics systems such as OnStar. The ruling comes after a company received a wiretap order from the FBI to listen in on a car using its in-car microphone. After initially complying with the order, the company changed its mind and went to course, according to
this article by Kevin Poulson.

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