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Should Cell Phone Searches Without A Warrant Be Legal?

The police in California can now search your cell phone or handheld device without a warrant for evidence for a case, according to a ruling issued today by the state's Supreme Court. The judges determined that police have the right to examine items they seize, which can range from text messages to app history to websites that [...]
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Can the cops search your phone without a warrant? The Supreme Court intends to weigh in.

Technology / Technology Industry News : Faster Forward (3 months ago)

The Supreme Court said Friday it would rule on two cases that will determine whether police can search suspects' cell phones after they've been arrested. The twin rulings are likely to have broad implications for electronic privacy.... Read Post

California Courts Rule Cell Phones & Text Messages Can Be Searched Without Warrant

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Perez Hilton (3 years ago)

Hmm. Not sure how we feel about this. On Monday, the California Supreme Court ruled that police are no longer require to have a warrant to search a cell phone carried by someone under arrest. In a 5-2 ruling, the justices determined... Read Post

Supreme Court to rule on when cops can search your cell phone

Technology : GigaOM (3 months ago)

Right now, police can go through the cell phone of someone they've arrested in some states but not others. The Supreme Court accepted two cases which could clear what sort of cell phone searches are legal under the Constitution. Read Post


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