Oct 162015
 October 16, 2015  Posted by  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Abigail Tracy reports:

Two conflicting federal court rulings at the appellate level over whether or not the government can obtain your cellphone location records without a warrant could have broad implications for the future of digital privacy. It is likely just a matter of time before one of the Fourth Amendment cases makes its way before the Supreme Court. Then, the high court will decide if such data collection from third parties equals an unreasonable search and seizure, and if cellphone users have a reasonable expectation of privacy when it comes to their cellphones.

Read more on the Davis (11th Circuit) and Graham (4th Circuit) cases on Forbes.

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