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Judge denies Feds' cell-phone tracking request, in first case of its kind

Judge denies Feds' cell-phone tracking request, in first case of its kind
Judge denies Feds' cell-phone tracking request, in first case of its kind





http://news.com.com/2100-1030_3-5846037.html 

"Police blotter" is a weekly report on the intersection of technology 
and the law. This episode: Feds' location-tracking rebuffed.

What: In the first case of its kind, a federal judge chastises the U.S. 
Department of Justice for trying to constantly track a cell phone user's 
location without providing any proof of criminal behavior.

When: Decided Aug. 25 by U.S. Magistrate Judge James Orenstein in 
Central Islip, N.Y.

Outcome: Justice Department's Patriot Act surveillance request was denied.

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