Covert GPS Tracking – Proposed “Mobile Device Privacy Act” Legislation

Rep. Edward Markey [D-MA-7] has prepared draft legislation of the “Mobile Device Privacy Act” relative to last year’s disclosure of geolocation of cellphones by the company Carrier IQ to communication carriers, telephone equipment manufactures, and operating systems manufacturers like Apple and Google. In a follow-up  last  week, The Washington Post writes: “The push for legislation comes after it…

Covert GPS Tracking – A Private Detective’s Approach to Intelligence Gathering

In today’s information age, the clichéd old-school private detective has dropped their fedora and library card and turned to the Internet and investigative databases to gather intelligence. Although this approach has tremendous value for its speed, cost effectiveness and ability to broadly search a wide variety of records, relying on the Internet and database records has…