Maine Enacts Cellphone Privacy Bill With Veto Override

Law360, New York (July 9, 2013, 7:13 PM EDT) -- Maine on Tuesday became the second state to enact a law that requires law enforcement to obtain probable cause warrants before tracking individuals through their cellphones, following the Legislature's override of the governor’s veto.

The act, LD 415, which requires a warrant to obtain the location information of a cellphone or other electronic device, originally was passed June 27 by the House and Senate, but Gov. Paul LePage vetoed the bill amid concerns that it went too far in restricting police access to cellphone location data....
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