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Eleventh Circuit allows government to get cell-site location data without a warrant
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2015

The Eleventh Circuit, sitting en banc, has ruled, in U.S. v. Davis, that law enforcement may obtain cell-site location data from mobile carriers


Ninth Circuit expands scope of cell phone privacy
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • December 27 2014

In Riley v. California, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the search-incident-to-arrest exception to the warrant requirement does not apply to mobile


Sixth Circuit okays warrantless tracking of cell phones
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2012

Police do not need a warrant to obtain GPS, cell-site, or “ping” location data for mobile phones, according to a recent decision by the Sixth Circuit


What happens in Vegas can now be wiretapped in Vegas
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2015

The Nevada Supreme Court has ruled, in Sharpe v. Nevada, that the state's wiretap law, enacted in 1973, permits the interception by police of


FISC reauthorizes NSA’s telephony metadata program
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • July 4 2015

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has ruled that the government may temporarily continue the bulk collection of Americans' phone call


FCC reaches data security settlement with telecoms
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2015

The Federal Communications Commission has reached a $3.5 million settlement with YourTel America, Inc. and TerraCom, Inc., for allegedly breaching


First Circuit draws the line on cell phone searches
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2013

The First Circuit has held, in U.S. v. Wurie, that the search-incident-to-arrest exception to the warrant requirement does not apply to the search of


FISA court moves toward greater transparency
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • July 20 2013

The recent leaks by Edward Snowden about government surveillance activities have put communications providers in a tough spot, with European


The secrets your refrigerator could tell
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2013

The Federal Trade Commission is seeking comments on the risks posed to consumers' privacy and security by the increasing ability of commonly used


Nebraska High Court finds cell-phone search warrant too broad
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2014

The Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled that cell-phone search warrants violate the Fourth Amendment's particularity requirement if they do not limit