Tuesday, July 2, 2013

5 Key Spatial Law and Policy Links (July 2, 2013)

Maine Legislature practiced ‘eternal vigilance’ over privacy rights  (BDN Maine) Note how many of the issues relate to geospatial. 

Court of Appeals: Round-the-clock GPS tracking of state worker ‘unreasonable’ (Capitol Confidential) To quote from the article,  "While the decision to reverse a lower court’s action was unanimous, the judges split 4-3 on the question of whether the state could use such a device to track an employee during work hours."

How EU Competition Law Applies To Data Collection Issues  (Orrick) A very useful analysis of the relevant issues.

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