As a dissenting jurist who commented on the latest legally questionable ruling to come out of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals observed, "1984 may have come a bit later than predicted, but it's here at last." If this ruling and its potential for abuse does not frighten you, it should. Government agents can sneak onto your property in the middle of the night, put a GPS device on the bottom of your car and keep track of everywhere you go. This doesn't violate your Fourth Amendment rights, because you do not have any reasonable expectation of privacy in your own driveway - and no reasonable expectation that the government isn't tracking your movements. That is the bizarre - and scary - rule that now applies in California and eight other Western states. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which covers this vast jurisdiction, recently decided the government can monitor you in this way virtually anytime it wants - with no need for a search warrant. Here's the article: The Government's New Right to Track Your Every Move With GPS - Yahoo! News The thought strikes me you may want to complain to your elected representatives about this - while you still can.