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Cellphone Privacy

50,000 Texts Handed Over In Maine Divorce Case

AP | Posted 02.07.2014 | Divorce

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine supreme court justice says a cellphone company turned over more than 50,000 text messages in a divorce case in which ...

Matt Sledge

Cops Asked For Cell Phone Data More Than 1 Million Times Last Year | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Where you've been, whom you've talked to and even what you've been saying -- police can get it all from your cell phone company, and frequently withou...

Matt Sledge

Why No Big Wireless Carriers Protect Journalist Phone Records | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Verizon Wireless turned over personal cellphone records for Associated Press journalists without giving them a chance to challenge subpoen...

Matt Sledge

Is Your Cell Phone Protected By The First Amendment? | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- If a San Francisco man wins a lawsuit filed Wednesday, keeping your cell phone conversations private could could become a First Amendment ...

WATCH: Fascinating TED Talk Takes On Creepy Big Brother Snooping

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 07.25.2012 | Technology

"What does data retention mean?" German Green Party politician Malte Spitz asked audience members attending a TED talk in June this basic question...