Feds change defense in order to conceal details about its ‘stingray’ device
0. phoneArena 08 Nov 2011, 21:43 posted on
The government is now admitting that the use of the stingray in this case could be considered a search and seizure under the Fourth Amendment...
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2. androidphan (Posts: 32; Member since: 06 Nov 2011)
Either way the guy is a crook. Hang em high.... Stingray or not this guy should go to jail.
4. beatsandmelody (Posts: 109; Member since: 01 Nov 2011)
Maybe... In America, you are (supposed to be) innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Authorities breaking the law to prosecute law breakers... It's a pretty unsettling idea.
Who would police the police? The federal government? At this point in time, it seems they are in the pockets of major corporations.
3. denney (Posts: 98; Member since: 20 Oct 2011)
That device in no way resembles a beautiful 4-band electric bass. I am disappoint.
5. Sniggly (Posts: 7305; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)
Sure, the government gets all pissy and will scrutinize companies like Google for using location data to deliver more specific ads, but it's quite all right for them to use this super Big Brother device.
6. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)
That thing is ugly. Steve Jobs would have made a much more elegant design.