Feb 032011
 

Via:  news.cnet

“It may come as a surprise to know that police generally need a warrant to search your house, but not to track your whereabouts through your cell phone.”

“This time, Wyden is looking not just at cell phones, but also at the police practice of planting a physical GPS bug on someone’s vehicle without obtaining a search warrant from a judge first. This, he says, violates the Fourth Amendment right to be free from “unreasonable” searches.”

More at http://www.nydailynews.com/news/ny_crime/2009/10/08/2009-10-08_number_please_nypd_tracking_cell_phone_owners_but_foes_arent_sure_practice_is_le.html