Logo Background

» 2011 » November » 06

  • Did Feds’ Use of Fake Cell Tower Constitute a Search?
    By on November 6, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    hessian writes with this story in Wired: “Federal authorities used a fake Verizon cellphone tower to zero in on a suspect’s wireless card, and say they were perfectly within their rights to do so, even without a warrant. But the feds don’t seem to want that legal logic challenged in court by the alleged identity thief they nabbed using the spoofing device, known generically as a stingray. So the government is telling a court for the first (more…)