Cell Phone Surveillance
Big Telecom Sold Highly Sensitive Customer GPS Data Typically Used for 911 Calls
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.
This Software Developer Is Making a Surveillance-Free Cell Phone Network
Denver Gingerich is the brains behind Sopranica, a DIY, surveillance free cell phone network he hopes will one day rival big telecom companies.
crime & drugs
The police can't track your cellphone without a warrant, judge rules
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.
If Police Want to Search Your Phone, They Need to "Get a Warrant": Supreme 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.