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Technology The NSA says it stopped tracking cellphone locations without a warrant

02:25  15 november  2019
02:25  15 november  2019 Source:   engadget.com

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Last year the Supreme Court ruled, in a 5-4 decision, that a search warrant is required for law enforcement to perform cellphone tower searches to track someone's location . The Daily Beast reported on a letter sent by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) to Senator Ron

search warrant is required for law enforcement to perform cellphone tower searches to track . Last year the Supreme Court ruled, in a 5-4 decision, that a search warrant is required for law decision, the “Intelligence community” has not sought cell -site location data or GPS records without a warrant .

Last year the Supreme Court ruled, in a 5-4 decision, that a search warrant is required for law enforcement to perform cellphone tower searches to track someone's location. The Daily Beast reported on a letter sent by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) to Senator Ron Wyden affirming that ever since that Carpenter decision, the "Intelligence community" has not sought cell-site location data or GPS records without a warrant.

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It had been doing that, claiming authority under the Title V of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) / Section 215 of the Patriot Act. However Section 215 of the Patriot Act is set to expire next month, and in the letter (PDF), the assistant director writing it never confirms that the Supreme Court decision means they couldn't, or wouldn't, do it in the future.

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Tracking someone’s cell phone location without them finding out is a common occurrence today. New technology, like the undetectable spy apps for Cell phone monitoring is usually done for one of three reasons; to track your cheating spouse, to make sure your child is safe, or to make sure your

Normally, turning a cell phone off cuts the connection to towers, effectively taking it off the grid and making it only traceable to the last point it was The Post article doesn't explain exactly how the NSA accomplishes it , but other incidents over the past half-decade offer a few indications of how this might

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