Tuesday November 18, 2014

Police Change How They Seek Permission To Use Cellphone Tracker

Apparently judges don't like being in the news for authorizing stuff they didn't know they were authorizing. Whoops!

From 2009 to earlier this year, the county’s Superior Court judges unwittingly signed more than 170 orders that Tacoma police and other local law enforcement agencies say authorized them to use a device that allows investigators to track a suspect’s cellphone but also sweeps cellphone data from innocent people nearby.

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