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D.C. court rules tracking phones without a warrant is unconstitutional

Law enforcement use of one tracking tool, the cell-site simulator, to track a suspect's phone without a warrant violates the Constitution, the D.C. Court of Appeals said Thursday in a landmark ruling for privacy and Fourth Amendment rights as they pertain to policing tactics.

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ajax1726d ago

Awesome! This is a HUGE win for privacy.

SaiyanFury25d ago

Yeah. This'll stop government surveillance....Sure thing...

Dirtnapstor25d ago

This is not necessarily good. An individual who blatantly violates the law should not be shielded by “their rights”. The said individual has given up their legal ease when they broke the law. Can’t follow the rules, you don’t get to play.