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No-Warrant Cellphone Searches Before Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is considering whether police may search cellphones found on people they arrest without first getting a warrant.

The court’s latest foray into the issue of privacy in the digital age involves two cases being argued Tuesday that arose from searches of phones carried by a gang member and a drug dealer. 396 more words

Politics

No-Warrant Cellphone Searches Before Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is considering whether police may search cellphones found on people they arrest without first getting a warrant.

The court’s latest foray into the issue of privacy in the digital age involves two cases being argued Tuesday that arose from searches of phones carried by a gang member and a drug dealer. 396 more words

Politics

A federal appeals court approves warrant-less cellphone tracking, which the NSA may already be doing.

Last month the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that police generally need a warrant to obtain information about the locations of cellphone users. Last week the U.S. 89 more words

Government Bullshit

IRS CLAIMS THEY CAN READ YOUR E-MAIL AND OTHER ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS WITHOUT A WARRANT.

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IRS CLAIMS THEY CAN READ YOUR E-MAIL AND OTHER ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS WITHOUT A WARRANT. 

According to documents recently obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) believes they have the authority to read the private e-mail messages, Facebook chats and other online communications of Americans without obtaining a warrant. 274 more words

Most coppers track cellphones' locations without getting a warrant

Don’t want the police or your local government to know where you are? Then put your cell phone in airplane mode or turn it off. 364 more words

Culture

Federal Civil Rights Suit - FBI Targeted Innocent College Student With Warrantless GPS Tracking Device On His Car

WASHINGTON, DC – A community college student who says he’s never done anything that should attract the interest of federal law enforcement officials filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the FBI for secretly putting a GPS tracking device on his car. 525 more words

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