Oct 242012
 
 October 24, 2012  Court, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Larry Bodine writes:

It’s just a “routine investigation.”

The feds want the location records of MetroPCS and T-Mobile cell phone customers in Texas without bothering to show that a crime was even committed. The U.S. Attorney in Houston asserts that cell phone users have no reasonable expectation of privacy as to their location, and he wants to have the data without showing a search warrant.

So far, a federal magistrate and a federal judge have said “no.”

Read more on Huffington Post.

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