Police’s warrantless tracking of cell phones widespread, documents show
- Year: 2012
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Police across the country routinely use cell phone information in investigations, but documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union show that many city and state law enforcement agencies track private cell phones without first getting a warrant. According to findings made public today, the information includes GPS location, phone numbers and call logs. For more, we’re joined by Catherine Crump, staff attorney for the ACLU Speech, Privacy and Technology Project.
To read more of the ACLU documents on warrantless tracking of cell phones: http://www.aclu.org/protecting-civil-liberties-digital-age/cell-phone-location-tracking-public-records-request