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DOJ: We don't need a warrant to track you

GovTechGuy (1267056) writes | about a year ago

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GovTechGuy (1267056) writes "The Department of Justice maintains it does not need a warrant to track an individual using location data captured from their cellphone. That has prompted Maine and Montana to pass laws banning warrantless cellphone tracking; unfortunately, Congress doesn't appear close to doing the same."
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Apparently GovTechGuy doesn't read the articles (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a year ago | (#44312669)

A number of lawmakers share the position that accessing any location data should require a warrant, resulting in two bills that have gained support. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, are sponsoring legislation (HR 1312, S 639) that would require law enforcement to obtain a warrant for all location data with limited exceptions for national security and emergencies.

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