Tuesday July 30, 2013

Appeals Court: Cops Can Track Cellphones Without Warrants

The courts have decided that, at least for now, no warrant is required to track cell phones. Who knows what the law will be next week. eek!

A divided federal appeals court ruled today that the government does not need a probable-cause warrant to access mobile-phone subscribers’ cell-site information, a decision reversing lower court decisions that said the location data was protected by the Fourth Amendment.