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NYPD Tracked Civilian Cellphones Without Warrant 1,000 Times

HeadlinesFeb 12, 2016
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In more news from New York City, public records obtained by the New York Civil Liberties Union shows the NYPD has tracked civilians’ cellphones more than 1,000 times without a warrant since 2008. The ACLU says the NYPD tracked people’s movements via their cellphones by using devices called "stingrays," which mimic cellphone towers to obtain a cellphone’s location at a specific time. The NYPD does not have a policy guiding the department’s use of stingrays.

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