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Why Does the Cell Phone Association Oppose Location-tracking Warrant Requirement?

CTIA, the industry association representing wireless phone carriers, is opposing proposed California legislation that would require the police to get a warrant before accessing a person’s location records from a cellphone company. The association opposes the warrant requirement, and also opposes a requirement that carriers publicly disclose how often and why they share information with law enforcement.
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Maine likely to enact law requiring warrants for cell phone tracking, provided it can come up with $234,000

Technology : The Next Web Blog (2 years ago)

Maine may become the first state to enact law requiring law enforcement agencies obtain a warrant before tracking cellphones and other forms of GPS-capable hardware. The bill, LD 415, passed Maine’s... Keep reading ? Read Post

New Jersey Police Now Need Warrants To Track Cellphones

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (last year)

The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled Thursday that police must obtain a warrant prior to pulling cellphone location data. The ruling makes New Jersey only the second state (after Montana) to require police to show probable cause to a ... Read Post

Bills would require warrants for police to use GPS tracking

Technology : Tech Inciter (2 years ago)

A group of U.S. lawmakers has introduced legislation that would require law enforcement agencies to get court-ordered search warrants before obtaining a suspect's mobile phone location or GPS data, instead of using prosecution-issue... Read Post

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