Del. Lawmaker Latest To Float Geolocation Privacy Bill

Law360, New York (June 21, 2012, 8:46 PM EDT) -- A Delaware lawmaker on Tuesday unveiled legislation that would prohibit police from searching the contents of cell phones or electronically tracking a suspect’s location without a warrant, joining several federal and state efforts to curb this surveillance.

House Bill 395, the Electronic Communication Device and Geolocation Privacy Act, would amend Title 11 of the Delaware Code to require law enforcement officials to obtain a probable cause warrant before extracting information from an electronic communication device, installing a mobile tracking device on a suspect’s vehicle, or otherwise...
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