Sunday, March 31, 2013

Cell Phone Tracking v. Right to Privacy - To be Decided

A secretive technology which lets police locate and track people through their cellphones in alleged violation of the US constitution will be challenged in a potential landmark court case... 

The American Civil Liberties Union hopes to rein in the little known but widespread "stingray" surveillance devices which it claims violate the fourth amendment and the right to privacy.

The group will urge a federal court in Arizona to disregard evidence obtained by a stingray in what could be a test case for limiting the technology's use without a warrant. (more) (much more)