Hanni Fakhoury, an attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation digital rights group, said the court's recognition of the impact of new technology on privacy "will have important implications for future legal challenges concerning the government’s use of technology," including NSA surveillance.

The Supreme Court decision follows myriad contrasting rulings by various courts across the country, noted Hanni Fakhoury, staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. "Creating a bright line rule gives the public and the police clear guidance." - See more at: http://www.computerworld.com.sg/resource/industries/govt-and-public-sector/rights-groups-applaud-supreme-court-cellphone-ruling/#sthash.wPi5re0X.dpuf
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Reuters

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