Sep 222017
 
 September 22, 2017  Court, Featured News, Surveillance, U.S.  Add comments

Andrea Noble reports:

The D.C. Court of Appeals found that District police violated a man’s constitutional rights by using cellphone surveillance technology to track his location without a warrant, reversing his robbery and sexual-assault convictions.

The 2-1 decision puts Washington in line with a growing number of jurisdictions where courts have taken a dim view of the cell-site tracking technology, which police departments have turned to as a forceful investigative tool.

Read more on The Washington Times.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

See also Ars Technica coverage and the opinion, which they uploaded.

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