Sep 092016
 
 September 9, 2016  Laws, Surveillance, U.S.  Add comments

Tenth Amendment Center writes:

In 2017, the Virginia legislature will consider two bills that would not only protect privacy in Virginia, but also hinder at least two aspects of the federal surveillance state.

Del. L. Mark Dudenhefer (R-Garrisonville) introduced House Bill 1332 (HB1332) last January, and Sen. J. Chapman Petersen (D-Fairfax) introduced a companion bill (SB599) in the Senate. The Virginia Electronic Communications Privacy Act was carried over to the 2017 session in both chambers.

The legislation would help block the use of cell site simulators, known as “stingrays.”

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