Hanni Fakhoury, staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which filed amicus briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court supporting cellphone protections, told Newsweek that the decision could affect several pending court cases.

“Some of the discussion in the court opinion that talks about technology can very easily be parlayed into other court challenges,” he said. “It triggers a different way of looking at the Fourth Amendment. That’s something that’s going to play a very large role in the debate and in the legal challenges with NSA surveillance and cellphone tracking.”

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

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