Monday, October 1, 2007

Spatial Law News

Spatial Law related articles:

Article from a UK newspaper that suggests that satellite navigation devices may result in an increase chance for automobile accidents. Data providers as well as hardware manufacturers should follow this closely.

NYC taxi cab drivers lose first round of fight to prevent implementation of a city rule requiring installation of GPS devices. According to the article, the judge stated that the value of the service outweighed the cab driver's privacy concerns. If this quote is accurate, it is an innovative approach to privacy matters and raises a number questions.

Congressional Quarterly reports the delay of the start of the National Applications Office within the Department of Homeland Security. According to the article, one of the reasons is to give Congress time to learn more about the program with respect to privacy concerns.

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