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Warrant may be needed to track cell phones

Posted: Wed Sep 08, 2010 9:28 am
by brian
Sept 8, 2010: Appeals court in Phila.: Warrant may be needed to track cell phones
A federal appeals court in Philadelphia ruled Tuesday that the government may need a warrant when trying to obtain phone records that show a person's location.
It was not a clear victory for privacy advocates, but it kept open a door that law enforcement had wanted to slam shut.
Read more: [url=http://www.philly.com/inquirer/local/pa ... hones.html]

Re: Warrant may be needed to track cell phones

Posted: Mon Sep 20, 2010 10:04 pm
by brian
Sept 20, 2010: From LegalTimes comes the report DOJ Urges Full Court to Review Warrantless GPS Case in D.C.
Federal Prosecutors urged the full US Court of pappeals to reverse a controversial ruling in that said law enforcement authorities must get a warrant to use a GPS device to track a suspect.
Real the full report: DOJ Urges Full Court to Review Warrantless GPS Case in D.C.