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Postby at1with0 » Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:39 pm

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012 ... cellphone/


"There is no Fourth Amendment violation because Skinner did not have a reasonable expectation of privacy in the data given off by his voluntarily procured pay-as-you-go cell phone," wrote Judge John Rogers, in the majority opinion. "If a tool used to transport contraband gives off a signal that can be tracked for location, certainly the police can track the signal."


Is this a game changer?

Next thing ya know, they won't be checking GPS, they'll be listening in. I'd be surprised if they haven't already started.
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Postby DIss0n80r » Wed Aug 15, 2012 12:56 am

It would surprise me if they weren't doing much more, and already been at it for many years.
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Postby at1with0 » Wed Aug 15, 2012 6:43 am

Yessir
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Postby DIss0n80r » Wed Aug 15, 2012 4:08 pm

That's your response? :|
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Postby at1with0 » Wed Aug 15, 2012 5:44 pm

DIss0n80r wrote:That's your response? :|


Maaaybe.
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Postby DIss0n80r » Wed Aug 15, 2012 6:28 pm

Fine. :snooty:
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Postby at1with0 » Wed Aug 15, 2012 6:31 pm

Damn right I am.
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Postby DIss0n80r » Thu Aug 16, 2012 11:13 am

But what about the corrupt law enforcement in this country?
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Postby at1with0 » Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:02 pm

Increased accountability!
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Postby DIss0n80r » Thu Aug 16, 2012 2:01 pm

Seriously though.
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