Mar 282014
 
 March 28, 2014  Featured News, Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Tony Cook reports that Indiana has passed a law – and it’s been signed by Gov. Mike Pence – that restricts the use of electronic monitoring devices for surveillance, including StingRay:

An Indianapolis Star investigation revealed in December that the Indiana State Police had purchased the device for $374,000. But neither state police nor the governor would say exactly how officers use the device, or whether they obtain a search warrant before turning it on.

House Bill 1009, authored by Rep. Eric Koch, requires law enforcement officials to establish probable cause and obtain a court order before electronically tracking the location of mobile phones or other cellular devices in real time.

Read more on jconline.com.

h/t, Hanni Fakhoury

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