• Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones

    5 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Friday that police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones, bolstering privacy interests in the digital age. The justices' 5-4 decision marks a big change in how police may obtain cellphone tower records, an important tool in criminal investigations.
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  • Supreme Court: Police generally need warrants to track cellphone location data

    5 monthes ago - By WGN TV

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones.
    The justices' 5-4 decision Friday is a victory for privacy in the digital age. Police collection of cellphone tower information has become an important tool in criminal investigations.
    The outcome marks a big change in how police can obtain phone records. Authorities can go to the phone company and obtain information about the numbers dialed from a home telephone without presenting a warrant.
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  • Supreme Court: Cops need search warrant to track suspects by cellphones

    Supreme Court: Cops need search warrant to track suspects by cellphones

    5 monthes ago - By New York Post

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones. The justices' 5-4 decision Friday is a victory for privacy in the digital age. That's a big change from the old days when authorities could go...
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  • Supreme Court says police generally need search warrant to collect information on where suspects used their cellphones

    5 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - Supreme Court says police generally need search warrant to collect information on where suspects used their cellphones.
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