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Supreme Court ruling says government now required to have search warrant to obtain cellphone data

2 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Google

A new Supreme Court decision this morning has ruled that in general the government will need a warrant to collect information from wireless carriers like location data.
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Don't track me, bro! US Supreme court limits cell location tracking without a warrant

Don't track me, bro! US Supreme court limits cell location tracking without a warrant

2 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

In an clear win for proponents of data privacy, the Supreme Court issued a decision that requires law enforcement to obtain a warrant to track individuals through cell records “in the rare case where the suspect has a legitimate privacy interest in records held by a third party”. It's not a complete protection, but it goes a long way toward setting precedent that cell phone data should be protected by the Fourth amendment. This decision is the result of the Carpenter vs. United States case, where in 2011, Carpenter was convicted of robbery after the police gathered location data from his...
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