Category Archives: Cell site location information

The Hill: It’s too easy for the government to invade privacy in name of security

The Hill: It’s too easy for the government to invade privacy in name of security by Jonathan Turley:

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NYTimes: Justices Seem Ready to Boost Protection of Digital Privacy

NYTimes: Justices Seem Ready to Boost Protection of Digital Privacy by Adam Liptak:

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SCOTUSBlog: Wednesday round-up [Carpenter]

SCOTUSBlog: Wednesday round-up by Edith Rogers:

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Daily Beast: Would the Founding Fathers Have Tracked Your Cell Phone?

Daily Beast: Would the Founding Fathers Have Tracked Your Cell Phone? by Jay Michaelson: It’s a concept the Constitution’s framers couldn’t have imagined, and that shows why ‘originalism’ like Justice Gorsuch’s is bunk. Your cellphone company knows where you are … Continue reading

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Vice News: How cops hack into your phone without a warrant 

Vice News: How cops hack into your phone without a warrant by y Isabella McKinley Corbo [re: Carpenter]:  Right now, a murky web of federal and state statutes determine how easily cops can access data on Americans’ cell phones. While … Continue reading

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WaPo: The Volokh Conspiracy Blog: Four thoughts on the briefing in Carpenter v. United States

WaPo: The Volokh Conspiracy Blog: Four thoughts on the briefing in Carpenter v. United States by Orin Kerr: The Supreme Court will hear argument on Nov. 29th in Carpenter v. United States, a case on whether the Fourth Amendment applies … Continue reading

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LA5: Five armed robberies in a month was exigency for ping order; GFE applied, too

Police developed defendant as a suspect in a string of five armed robberies in a month, and they sought and obtained an exigent circumstances cell phone ping order of defendant’s phone. His argument is that there were no exigent circumstances … Continue reading

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WaPo: Debate on ‘Carpenter v. United States,’ the Fourth Amendment cell-site case

WaPo: Debate on ‘Carpenter v. United States,’ the Fourth Amendment cell-site case by Orin Kerr: Last Thursday, I participated in an excellent debate on Carpenter v. United States, the pending Fourth Amendment case on government access to historical cell-site records. … Continue reading

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Wired: Supreme Court’s Cell Phone Tracking Case Could Hurt Privacy

Wired: Supreme Court’s Cell Phone Tracking Case Could Hurt Privacy by Nick Sibilla

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Forbes: Is Warrantless Access To Cell Site Info A Fourth Amendment Violation? A Primer On Carpenter v. US

Forbes: Is Warrantless Access To Cell Site Info A Fourth Amendment Violation? A Primer On Carpenter v. US by John Villasenor

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D.S.D.: Pinging cell phone to locate def after arrest warrant issued didn’t implicate 4A

Pinging defendant’s cell phone to locate him after an arrest warrant issued didn’t implicate the Fourth Amendment. There was also exigency from fear for safety of the CI and of destruction of evidence. United States v. Sauceda, 2017 U.S. Dist. … Continue reading

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Westlaw Insider: The Fourth Amendment in a Digital Age

Westlaw Insider: The Fourth Amendment in a Digital Age:

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