Report Calls for Tougher Rules to Protect Cellphone Location Data (The Hill, October 11, 2012)
Mobile Device Location Data: Additional Federal Actions Could Help Protect Consumer Privacy (GAO, October 11, 2012)
GAO Watchdog Podcast/Transcript of Audio Interview by GAO Staff with Mark Goldstein, Director, Physical Infrastructure (GAO, October 10, 2012)
Comment: Shortly after the GAO report hit the street, members of Congress used it to promote efforts to put some of the report's recommendations into law. Legislation has been previously offered by Senator Al Franken of Minnesota, and Congressman Ed Markey of Massachusetts. This is going to be an interesting one to watch play out!