Apr 042014
 
 April 4, 2014  Posted by  Surveillance, U.S.

Joel Kurth and Lauren Abdel-Razzaq report:

Oakland County commissioners asked no questions last March before unanimously approving a cellphone tracking device so powerful it was used by the military to fight terrorists.

Now, though, some privacy advocates question why one of the safest counties in Michigan needs the super-secretive Hailstorm device that is believed to be able to collect large amounts of cellphone data, including the locations of users, by masquerading as a cell tower.

Read more on Detroit News.

Thanks to Joe Cadillic for the link. 

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