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Israel – Cellphones May Be Searched Without Warrant, Israel’s Attorney General Says

Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit has issued a legal opinion allowing in-depth searches of suspects’ cellphones, even without a warrant, though the suspect must consent to the search. Read more

‘Spying Billboards’ Under Fire For Tapping Into People’s Cellphones

A U.S. senator is calling for a federal investigation into an outdoor advertising company’s latest effort to target billboard ads to specific consumers. Read more

Fake Cell Towers Give Law Enforcement Tech Power To Fight Crime

An electronic device that tricks cellphones into revealing a user’s location is becoming a key weapon for law enforcement in its battle against drug traffickers, terror suspects and other dangerous criminals — but its potential misuse against innocent Americans and the secrecy surrounding which agencies have the devices is of growing concern by civil liberties watchdogs and lawmakers. Read more