Cell phones no longer protected by privacy laws
Aug 20, 2012
Keep in mind that when you use a cell phone, you have no right to private conversations. In the interest of catching drug dealers via their cell phone conversations, we have all lost privacy.
The US Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Americans have no reasonable expectation of privacy when carrying cell phones, allowing police to track GPS signals without a warrant or probable cause.
The decision came the court ruled in United States v. Skinner that the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) abided by the Constitution by using a drug runner’s cellphone data to track his location and determine his identity.