Skip to main content

EFF IN THE NEWS

US Appeals Court Upholds Warrantless Collection of Phone Location Data

August 1, 2013

Rights groups American Civil Liberties Union and Electronic Frontier Foundation and others have argued that the government should be required to seek a warrant to access the location information, because it is sensitive and can reveal a great deal about a person. The groups argued in court that SCA grants courts the discretion to require the government to obtain a warrant based upon probable cause before accessing historical cell phone location data.

Thursday, August 1, 2013
CIO
JavaScript license information