The Privacy Fight For Digital Data Warrants Is Just Starting
Law360 (September 14, 2018, 10:32 PM EDT) -- Lower courts are already grappling with the U.S. Supreme Court's June ruling in Carpenter v. U.S. telling authorities to get a warrant for cellphone location data, which privacy lawyers say is just the tip of the iceberg as disputes loom about other types of digital data that can reveal intimate details about someone's life.
Two cases pending at the highest state courts in Massachusetts and Maine raise the question of whether the Fourth Amendment protections the high court in June granted to data that traced convicted bank robber Timothy Carpenter's past movements through his cellphone apply to tracking someone's movements in real time....
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