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Court Rules Smartphone Tracking Is OK By Authorities
2012-08-15 15:49:53

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Your smartphone´s location is now available to police authorities, thanks to a federal appeals court which approved this week the fact that authorities do not need a probable-cause warrant to track a suspect via GPS signals from a suspect´s mobile phone, reports David Kravets for Wired Magazine. The decision boosts the government´s surveillance powers and comes as prosecutors are shifting their focus to warrantless...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.