Supreme Court to Decide If Cops Can Search Cellphones Without Warrants

Posted on 04-29-2014 by
Tags: Privacy , technology , Latest Headlines & Stories , Supreme Court

The Supreme Court hears 2 cases on this issue today.  Which way they decide will significantly impact privacy rights.

The Supreme Court will take on two cases involving police searching suspect's cellphones on Tuesday, here's why you should care. The application of the Fourth Amendment in this case, according to experts, could even extend to other privacy cases. It could impact how government searches emails and impact cases in which citizens defy the NSA's bulk collection of data.

Thoughts on this?

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Father_in_Pursuit
Father_in_Pursuit
Posted on : 11 Nov 2015 9:08 PM

Cell phones are computers, often containing personal information which carries expectation of privacy. Obtaining  cell phone data in 2015 will often provide more information than the home computer and office.

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