Category Archives: Stingray / Hailstorm

Tenth Amendment Center: Massachusetts Bill Would Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying

Tenth Amendment Center: Massachusetts Bill Would Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying by Mike Maharrey: BOSTON, Mass. (March 10, 2017) – A Massachusetts bill would generally prohibit the warrantless use of stingray devices and the collection of electronic data stored by service … Continue reading

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New Law Review Article: A Modern Major Statute: Illinois Raises the Bar in Protecting Citizen Privacy from Cell Site Simulators

New Law Review Article: Jeremy Greenberg, A Modern Major Statute: Illinois Raises the Bar in Protecting Citizen Privacy from Cell Site Simulators, 1 Geo. L. Tech. Rev. 147 (2016)

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NPR: Local Police Departments Invest In Cell Phone Spy Tools

NPR: Local Police Departments Invest In Cell Phone Spy Tools, All Things Considered: As we depend on our cell phones more and more, the tools to peek into our phones are getting better. Local police departments across the country are … Continue reading

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Richmond County Daily Journal: StingRay is why the 4th Amendment was written

Richmond County Daily Journal: StingRay is why the 4th Amendment was written by Olivia Donaldson:

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Tenth Amendment Center: Arizona Committee Passes Bill to Prohibit Warrantless Stingray Spying

Tenth Amendment Center: Arizona Committee Passes Bill to Prohibit Warrantless Stingray Spying by Mike Maharry: PHOENIX, Ariz, (Feb. 10, 2017) – An Arizona bill that would ban the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up … Continue reading

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Cato: Stingray: A New Frontier in Police Surveillance

Cato: Stingray: A New Frontier in Police Surveillance by Adam Bates. From the executive summary:

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Tenth Amendment Center: New Mexico Bill Takes on Stingray Spying, Bulk Warrantless Data Collection; Would Also Hinder Some Federal Surveillance Programs

New Mexico Bill Takes on Stingray Spying, Bulk Warrantless Data Collection; Would Also Hinder Some Federal Surveillance Programs: SANTA FE, N.M. (Jan. 12, 2017) – A electronic data privacy bill introduced in the New Mexico Senate would ban the use … Continue reading

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Tribune-Review: Equal enforcement for all: Set StingRay standard (Editorial)

Tribune-Review: Equal enforcement for all: Set StingRay standard (Editorial): A new, bipartisan House Oversight and Government Reform Committee report rightly calls for a national standard governing all federal, state and local law enforcers’ use of devices that mimic cellphone towers … Continue reading

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The Hill: Report on warrantless surveillance shows Congress must update privacy laws

The Hill: Report on warrantless surveillance shows Congress must update privacy laws by Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-TX):

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Tenth Amendment Center: South Carolina Bill Would Ban Stingray Spying, Hinder Federal Surveillance Program

Tenth Amendment Center: South Carolina Bill Would Ban Stingray Spying, Hinder Federal Surveillance Program: COLUMBIA, S.C. (Dec. 19, 2016) – A bill prefiled in the South Carolina House would ban the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones … Continue reading

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