Licensing of Child Location Services Bill

By Kristopher A. Nelson
in October 2007

100 words / 1 min.
Spy Blog - Licensing of Child Location Services Bill–does it also apply to tracking vehicles driven by 17 year olds?: The Bill seems to have the right sort of intent, but it could pose serious conflicting legal problems for the police, the primary telecommunications network providers and the third party Location Based Services companies, in […]


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Spy Blog – Licensing of Child Location Services Bill—does it also apply to tracking vehicles driven by 17 year olds?:

The Bill seems to have the right sort of intent, but it could pose serious conflicting legal problems for the police, the primary telecommunications network providers and the third party Location Based Services companies, in how it might interact with the existing mess of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act, the Data protection Act and Ofcom regulations, and possibly even international trade restriction laws.


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