Feb 202015
 
 February 20, 2015  Surveillance, U.S.

George Richert reports:

 It’s a debate over the right to privacy versus law enforcement’s right to investigate.

Attorneys for the New York Civil Liberties Union went before State Supreme Court Justice Patrick NeMoyer Thursday afternoon asking him to force the Erie County sheriff’s Office to reveal more details about how its investigators use cell phone tracking devices.

The Sheriff’s Department has owned a Stringray, and a Kingfish device for almost seven years. They are capable of not only tracking all cell phones in one area, but they also have the technology to listen in to many of those conversations.

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