Jay Stanley, a senior policy analyst with the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy and Technology Project, said the technology doesn’t pose a problem so long as it’s used when an officer has the equivalent of probable cause of wrongdoing and does not have time to get a warrant. The tracker also needs to be removed once authorities find the stolen vehicle.
Stanley, who first gave his opinion on StarChase in 2014, said it hasn’t changed in the past eight years. “I have not heard of any civil liberty issues with that technology,” Stanley said.
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