U.S. court limits scope of FBI wiretapping in cars


By Andrea Orr SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 18 (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court ruled on Tuesday that the FBI may not use the high-tech equipment installed in some luxury cars to tape conversations, if doing so disrupts normal car functions. The ruling, by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, reverses a ruling by a lower court, which had found that companies providing advanced on-board telecommunications equipment, such as roadside assistance, were obliged to help the Federal Bureau of ...

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