Jul 122016
 July 12, 2016  Posted by  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Matthew Renda reports:

A federal judge closed a longstanding FOIA case involving the government’s attempts to shield documents about its use of location-tracking “Stingray” devices in Northern California.

The ACLU of Northern California sued the Department of Justice in 2012, seeking more than 200 documents on federal, state and local law enforcement policies and procedures on cell-site simulators or digital analysis devices known as Stingray, Triggerfish, AmberJack, KingFish or Loggerhead.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James dismissed the complaint with prejudice on June 23, after the ACLU and the Justice Department settled the final issue, attorney’s fees and costs.

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h/t, Joe Cadillic

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