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Serial No. 113-34: Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) (Part II): Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, First Session, April 25, 2013   [open pdf - 3MB]

This is the April 25, 2013 hearing on "Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), Part 2: Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance" held before the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations. From the opening statement of F. James Sensenbrenner, Jr.: "This hearing is the second in a series on the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, otherwise known as ECPA. Today, we will examine the issue of geolocation and its use by law enforcement in criminal investigations. While this hearing was planned before the attack in Boston, those tragic events highlight the importance of the topic. The stakes are high. As in any ECPA reform, Congress needs to strike the right balance to protect privacy rights without undermining law enforcement." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: F. James Sensenbrenner, Jr., Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, John Conyers Jr., Mark Eckenwiler, Peter A. Modaferri, Catherine Crump, and Matt Blaze.

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Serial No. 113-34
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2013
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Public Domain
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