Textalyzer Technology Faces Privacy Roadblocks

Law360, New York (August 7, 2017, 1:57 PM EDT) -- In the ever-popular drive to increase road safety, drivers in some states may soon be facing a new technology designed to deter and identify distracted drivers. The “textalyzer” is a mobile, tablet-like device that, once connected to a cellphone, purports to reveal whether any phone activity (such as texting, emailing or surfing the internet) occurred in proximity to the device. While the manufacturer of the “textalyzer,” Cellebrite Inc., a global forensics technology firm, claims that the technology would not allow police to have access to the underlying content...
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