Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday November 02, 2015

Legislation Seeks To Criminalize Warrantless Data Collection

Doesn't it just seem like a good idea all the way around to have a warrant for stuff like this?

House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, is introducing the Cell-Site Simulator Act. Under draft text of the bill provided to the Washington Examiner, collecting metadata with a device known as a stingray would require a warrant. Violations would be punishable by a fine and up to 10 years in prison.