December 13, 2014 Court, Featured News, Non-U.S., Surveillance
Alastair Sharp and Euan Rocha report:
Canada’s Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that police may search a suspect’s cellphone without a warrant under specific conditions that safeguard the broader constitutional right to privacy.
The 4-3 decision mirrored the deep divisions of lower courts in both Canada and the United States as they try to balance privacy rights in a digital age with law enforcement’s need to protect evidence.
Read more on Reuters.
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