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 December 13, 2012  Posted by  Court, Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Mali Friedman writes:

Yesterday the Fifth Circuit ruled in Garcia v. City of San Laredo that personal cell phones are not “facilities” under the Stored Communications Act (SCA), agreeing with a growing number of courts that have reached the same conclusion.  In reaching this decision, the court rejected the claim of plaintiff Garcia, a former police dispatcher for the City of San Laredo, that the City had improperly accessed text messages and images stored on her cell phone in violation of the SCA.

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