Jun 042015
 June 4, 2015  Posted by  Court, Surveillance

From the see-why-judges-need-to-understand-technology dept.:

Sean Whaley reports:

The Nevada Supreme Court said Thursday that the state’s wiretap law permits the interception of cellphone calls and text messages even though it has not been updated since 1973.



But a three-justice panel of the court said Nevada’s law regarding “wire communications” includes cellphones. The court said that “wireless” cellphone communications do involve the use of a wire when the communication reaches a cellular tower and is then transmitted by wire through a switching station to another transmitting tower.

Read more on Las Vegas Review-Journal.

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