The U.S. Supreme Court is only now addressing at whether it is legal for law enforcement to secretly attach a GPS monitoring device to cars without a warrant.
A telling exchange occurred during oral arguments. Chief Justice John Roberts asked lawyers for the government if even he and other members of the court could feasibly be tracked by GPS without a warrant.
Yes, came the answer.
Rightardia is aware that law enforcement can track people who have GPS turned on in their cell phones. The police have also been asking people for their cell phones which the police can secretly clone during a traffic stop.
Using Harris Kingfisher technology, police can track your cell phone direction find your location and probably record your phone conversations without a warrant. Many police organizations do not think they need a warrant for a wiretap on a cell phone.
The Kingfisher technology is so sensitive that all the data the police collect with it is destroyed before a case goes to trial.
This suggests the police believe they can conduct illegal eavesdropping as long as they don't use the data in a court room. This would still give the government a huge advantage in prosecuting a defendant
Police are also maintaining license plate databases that uses data squad cars have collected while on their beat.
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