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Supreme Court: Warrant needed for GPS tracking

The United States Supreme Court ruled on Monday for the first time that law enforcement must obtain a warrant before using a global positioning system (GPS) device to track suspects. The high court said that GPS tracking amounted to a search, and the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution protects Americans…

Supreme Court lets police search text messages without warrant

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Monday let stand a ruling that the police can search text messages from an arrested criminal suspect’s cell phone without obtaining a warrant. The justices refused to review the California Supreme Court ruling that upheld the search on the grounds that defendants lose…

U.S. reconnaissance plane under jamming attack: aide

A US military reconnaissance plane came under electronic attack from North Korea and had to make an emergency landing during a major military exercise in March, an aide to a lawmaker said Friday. The aide said the plane suffered disturbance to its global positioning system (GPS) by jamming signals from…

EU announces long-delayed launch date for first Galileo satellites

BRUSSELS (AFP) – The European Union announced Monday it will launch the first two satellites in its long-delayed and hugely over-budget Galileo navigation system from French Guiana on October 20. EU industry commissioner Antonio Tajani said the launch, from the Kourou spacesport in the European enclave at the northern tip…

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