Thursday, April 25, 2013
The Feds can track you via Stingray
Federal agents have been have routinely using a sophisticated cell phone tracking tool called Stingray” for years. Stingray can pinpoint callers’ locations and listen to their conversations — all without getting a warrant.
According to Linda Lye, staff attorney at the ACLU of Northern California in a blog post about the case, “Installed in an unmarked van, Stingray mimics a cellphone tower, so it can pinpoint the precise location of any mobile device in range and intercept conversations and data.”
Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/mar/29/feds-fbi-warrantless-cell-tracking-very-common/#ixzz2RXKws4mX