Cell Phone Surveillance
A Motherboard investigation has found that around 250 bounty hunters and related businesses had access to AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint customer location data.
Hundreds of Bounty Hunters Had Access to AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint Customer Location Data for Years
Documents show that bail bond companies used a secret phone tracking service to make tens of thousands of location requests.
Denver Gingerich is the brains behind Sopranica, a DIY, surveillance free cell phone network he hopes will one day rival big telecom companies.
DEA agents located a suspect's apartment using StingRay, a cell phone surveillance device, then they found narcotics. Now a judge says the evidence shouldn't be permissible in court.
The ruling, which is strong in its defense of Fourth Amendment rights in the digital space, is a landmark decision for the treatment and protection of individuals' data.