N.J. Supreme Court: Police Need Warrants to Track Cell Phone

  •   The Alex Jones Channel Alex Jones Show podcast Prison Planet TV Infowars.com Twitter Alex Jones' Facebook Infowars store

Salvador Rizzo/The Star-Ledger
nj.com
July 18, 2013

The state Supreme Court ruled today that police will need warrants from now on if they want to track crime suspects by tracing the signals from their cell phones.

In a 7-0 decision, the court sided with Thomas Earls, who was arrested on burglary charges in Monmouth County in 2006. Without obtaining a warrant, the police had pinpointed his location by getting his cell-phone signal data from his provider, T-Mobile, three times in one evening.

The court said cell phones have the potential to be powerful tracking tools, since they send their location signals to nearby cell towers every seven seconds, “which allows carriers to locate cell phones on a real-time basis and to reconstruct a phone’s movement from recorded data.”

Read more

This article was posted: Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 12:44 pm

Tags: , , , ,







Infowars.com Videos:

Comment on this article

Comments are closed.


Watch the News

FEATURED VIDEOS
The Mass Marketing Campaign For World War III See the rest on the Alex Jones YouTube channel.

Communist Manifesto: A Graduated Income Tax See the rest on the Alex Jones YouTube channel.

© 2013 Infowars.com is a Free Speech Systems, LLC company. All rights reserved. Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notice.