US Supreme Court Says Warrants Required for Cell Phone Searches


The US Supreme Court has ruled that law enforcement officers must have
a warrant to search cell phones belonging to people they arrest. The
ruling makes exceptions for emergencies, such as suspected bomb plots
and child abductions. The ruling overturns two convictions, one in
Massachusetts and one in California.

http://www.wired.com/2014/06/supreme-court-rules-cops-cant-search-cell-phones-without-a-warrant/

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2014/06/cops-must-have-a-warrant-to-search-cell-phones-rules-supreme-court/

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-28022785

Advertisements