Mobile Networks Charge Cops A Few Hundred Dollars To Locate Someone, $2,200 To Listen In [Headlines]

Mobile Networks Charge Cops A Few Hundred Dollars To Locate Someone, $2,200 To Listen In [Headlines]

Mobile phone tracking has become a powerful and widely used surveillance tool for local police officials.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 3 april 2012

The New York Times has an article which looks at law enforcement tracking of cellphones. It says that while it once was the province mainly of federal agents, it has become a powerful and widely used surveillance tool for local police officials, with hundreds of departments, large and small, often using it “aggressively with little or no court oversight”. NY Times

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