US justice department requires search warrant for mobile phone surveillance

A new US justice department policy require federal law enforcement officials to get search warrant before using ‘Stingray’ tracking technology. The Stingray technology can sweep up basic ​mobile mobile phone data from a neighbourhood by tricking phones in the area to believe that it’s a cell tower. 

Country: Global

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: search warrant, technology, Stingray, law enforcement, US, surveillance, privacy

Posted on Friday 4 September 2015

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