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The Texas National Guard is using controversial ‘stingray’ devices to spy on cell phones

It signed a $373,000 contract to outfit 2 surveillance planes.

On Nov 13, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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New bill forces police to obtain warrant for ‘Stingray’ phone surveillance

H.R. 1601 would significantly curtail the warrantless use of cell-site simulators.

On Feb 17, 2017 by Dell Cameron

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U.S. government report urges Congress to regulate Stingray surveillance

The devices can track and intercept cell phones.

On Dec 20, 2016 by David Gilmour

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Police documents reveal how law enforcement keep Stingray use secret

A fill-in-the-blank DOJ warrant enables police to hide Stingray capabilities from judges and the public.

On Oct 7, 2016 by Dell Cameron, Patrick Howell O'Neill

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U.S. congressman: Americans ‘will be shocked’ by government use of phone-spying tech

A House committee will soon investigate the use of Stingray surveillance technology.

On Sep 7, 2016 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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Civil liberties groups urge FCC to investigate cellphone tracking by Baltimore police

The groups contend the devices are being used predominately to target people of color.

On Aug 16, 2016 by Dell Cameron

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Stingray won’t stop photobombing couple’s engagement photos

Yeah, stingray. Everybody sees you.

On Feb 20, 2016 by Josh Katzowitz

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State lawmakers bypass Congress in broad effort to reform digital privacy laws

'When Congress doesn’t act, the states often feel the pressure directly to insert themselves into that void.'

On Jan 20, 2016 by Eric Geller

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This interactive map tells you where police can track your phone without a warrant

There are pending cases across the country concerning police cellphone tracking.

On Nov 15, 2015 by Dell Cameron

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U.S. lawmakers want agencies to explain how they spy with fake cell towers

The use of these surveillance devices has expanded significantly, and lawmakers are worried.

On Nov 9, 2015 by Eric Geller

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New bill would restrict use of fake cell towers for surveillance

Bill would only permit government stingrays with search warrant.

On Nov 2, 2015 by Eric Geller

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DHS limits warrantless cellphone tracking with secret stingray devices

This was inevitable.

On Oct 22, 2015 by Kevin Collier

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Here are the 22 states where police can trick your phone to spy on you

Is yours one of them?

On Oct 1, 2015 by [email protected]

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Feds must now get a warrant to spy on your phone with a stingray device

The policies do not effect state and local police using the device.

On Sep 3, 2015 by Dell Cameron

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Baltimore attorneys will challenge police use of secret surveillance technology

Police failed to disclose their use of tracking devices.

On Aug 28, 2015 by Dell Cameron