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Cell Phone Tracking

New Federal Rules Will Make It Harder For Law Enforcement To Track Your Cell Phone

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors and some federal law enforcement agencies will need to obtain a search warrant to use devices that track cellp...

Here's the One Piece of Information You Must Share With Siri

Andrea Smith | Posted 04.12.2014 | Technology
Andrea Smith

Take these steps to make sure your phone doesn't wind up in the Lost and Found if you accidentally leave it behind.

Snowden's Gift to America Bears Fruit and Forces Change

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

Is Edward Snowden the only loyal American to remember the words of the 4th Amendment to our Constitution? Perhaps history will remember him as one of the most loyal Americans of us all.

The American Surveillance State Is Here, Can It Be Evaded?

John W. Whitehead | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

The revelations by Edward Snowden only scrape the surface in revealing the lengths to which government agencies and their corporate allies will go to conduct mass surveillance on all communications and transactions within the United States.

How Some Retailers Are Tracking You With Your Phone

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business

Privacy advocates have an entirely new worry to keep them awake at night. National retailers like Nordstrom and Home Depot, working with a company ...

Matt Sledge

Government Has Been Less Than 'Explicit' About Secret Cell Phone Trackers | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

When the 74-count indictment of Daniel David Rigmaiden on tax, mail and wire fraud charges was revealed in 2010, a local Arizona newspaper said Rigmai...

9 Ways To Make Yourself Disappear

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 09.18.2012 | Technology

We live in a world where infrared cameras can scan for drunks and the Federal Bureau of Investigation is sinking $1 billion into a new facial recognit...

Big Brother Could Definitely Be Tracking Your Cell Phone

Larry Bodine | Posted 10.22.2012 | Crime
Larry Bodine

In a frightening new decision, a federal appeals court says that you have no expectation of privacy when the police want to track your location using your cell phone.

Privacy: Ditch the Cell Phone or Prepare to Disrobe

Gary Johnson | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics
Gary Johnson

Expecting the government to willingly constrain itself when it comes to violating our privacy is not just foolhardy; it defies everything we know about the very nature of government.

The New American Pie: Breached, Tracked and Strip Searched

Adam Levin | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics
Adam Levin

That this breach was minimized so quickly -- and so quickly disappeared from the news cycle -- is a matter of grave concern.

Warrant Requirement Past Due for Cell Phone Tracking

Leslie Harris | Posted 06.03.2012 | Technology
Leslie Harris

The ACLU notes that nearly all of the more than 200 police departments in their report said that they track cell phones; however, only a fraction of those departments get a warrant from a judge.

Cellphone Spyware Lets You Eavesdrop On Calls, Track Every Move (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Spyware for cellphones has taken Big Brother a whole new set of capabilities. With the new spyware software now available, you can be alerted every t...