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Cellphone Tracking Powers on Request

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posted on Nov, 23 2007 @ 12:35 PM
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Cellphone Tracking Powers on Request


www.washingtonpost.com

Federal officials are routinely asking courts to order cellphone companies to furnish real-time tracking data so they can pinpoint the whereabouts of drug traffickers, fugitives and other criminal suspects, according to judges and industry lawyers.

In some cases, judges have granted the requests without requiring the government to demonstrate that there is probable cause to believe that a crime is taking place or that the inquiry will yield evidence of a crime.
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posted on Nov, 23 2007 @ 12:35 PM
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This is kinda creepy. I hope that exposing this helps to curb the practice.

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