Dec 142013
 December 14, 2013  Posted by  Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Abby Simons reports:

A bipartisan group of Minnesota lawmakers on Thursday requested information about a controversial law enforcement device that captures cellular phone data.

“The public’s concern about the federal government’s use of phone data puts additional scrutiny on similar surveillance by state and local law enforcement agencies. “ said the letter to Department of Public Safety Commissioner Mona Dohman that was  signed by members of the House and Senate.  “Additionally, mistrust and problems with data breaches at the state level raise concerns about who has access to this information and how long it is kept by the government.”

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