High Court Takes Aim At Setting Location Privacy Bar

Law360, New York (November 29, 2017, 10:03 PM EST) -- Several U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday appeared receptive to requiring more stringent protections for historical cellphone location data than for other business records, in a case that has the potential to have sweeping implications for the government’s ability to access a wide range of sensitive digital information.

The high court is being asked to decide whether the federal government should have used a probable cause warrant instead of orders issued under the Stored Communications Act to access the petitioner's historical cellphone location records. (AP) In...
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