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Cellphone Surveillance

Obama Pushing Local Cops To Stay Mum On Surveillance

AP | JACK GILLUM and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has been quietly advising local police not to disclose details about surveillance technology they are usi...

Court Rules Warrantless Cell Tracking Unconstitutional

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

MIAMI (AP) — Investigators must obtain a search warrant from a judge in order to obtain cellphone tower tracking data that is widely used as evidenc...

Matt Sledge

Wireless Carrier Warns Of Secret Government Data Requests | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

A small wireless carrier has released the industry's first transparency report, opening a slender window onto the world of government data requests fo...

Cellphone Surveillance Is Way Up: Here's The Information Law Enforcement Is After

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 07.10.2012 | Technology

In the first audit of its kind, Cellphone carriers disclosed that U.S. law enforcement officials made over 1.3 million requests for customer informati...

Cellphone Companies See Spike In Requests To Monitor Users

Reuters | Jasmin Melvin | Posted 09.08.2012 | Technology

* Requests for cell phone records topped 1.3 mln last year * Markey says he is concerned about privacy By Jasmin Melvin ...