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Oklahoma Bill Would Limit Warrantless Electronic Data Collection, Hinder Federal Surveillance

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (Jan. 23, 2019) – A bill prefiled in the Oklahoma Senate would ban the warrantless collection of electronic data and the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications in most situations. Passage of the bill would not only protect privacy in the Sooner State, it would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state. Continue reading Oklahoma Bill Would Limit Warrantless Electronic Data Collection, Hinder Federal Surveillance

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Oregon Bill Would Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying, Help Hinder Federal Surveillance

SALEM, Ore. (Jan. 16, 2019) – A bill introduced in the Oregon Senate would ban the warrantless use of stingray devices for location tracking or to sweep up electronic communications in most situations. The proposed law would not only protect privacy in Oregon, but it would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state. Continue reading Oregon Bill Would Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying, Help Hinder Federal Surveillance

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Mississippi Bill Would Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying, Help Hinder Federal Surveillance

JACKSON, Miss. (Jan. 15, 2019) – A bill filed in the Mississippi House would ban the warrantless use of stingray devices for location tracking or to sweep up electronic communications in most situations. The proposed law would not only protect privacy in Mississippi, but it would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state. Continue reading Mississippi Bill Would Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying, Help Hinder Federal Surveillance

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New Mexico Bill Would Limit Warrantless Electronic Data Collection, Hinder Federal Surveillance

SANTA FE, N.M. (Jan. 10, 2019) – A bill prefiled in the New Mexico Senate would limit the warrantless use of stingray devices to track people’s location and sweep up electronic communications, and more broadly protect the privacy of electronic data. The proposed law would also hinder the federal surveillance state. Continue reading New Mexico Bill Would Limit Warrantless Electronic Data Collection, Hinder Federal Surveillance

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Bill Filed in Florida Senate Would Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying, Help Hinder Federal Surveillance

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Jan. 3, 2018) – A bill filed in the Florida Senate would ban warrantless location tracking and the use of stingray devices to sweep up electronic communications in most situations. The proposed law would not only protect privacy in Florida, but it would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state. Continue reading Bill Filed in Florida Senate Would Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying, Help Hinder Federal Surveillance

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Maryland Bill Would Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying, Hinder Federal Surveillance Program

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Dec. 26, 2018) – A bill prefiled in the Maryland House would ban the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones without a court order and prohibit police from sweeping up electronic communications. The proposed law would not only protect privacy in Maryland, but would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state. Continue reading Maryland Bill Would Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying, Hinder Federal Surveillance Program

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Texas Bills Would Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying and Location Tracking, Help Hinder Federal Surveillance

AUSTIN, Texas (Nov. 20, 2018) – Two bills prefiled in the Texas House for the 2019 legislative session would ban warrantless location tracking and the use of stingray devices to sweep up electronic communications in most situations. The proposed laws would not only protect privacy in Texas, but would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state. Continue reading Texas Bills Would Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying and Location Tracking, Help Hinder Federal Surveillance

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Maryland House Passes Bill to Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying, Hinder Federal Surveillance Program

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (March 15, 2018) – Yesterday, the Maryland House passed a bill that would ban the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones without a court order and prohibit police from sweeping up electronic communications. Passage of the bill would not only protect privacy in Maryland, it would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state. Continue reading Maryland House Passes Bill to Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying, Hinder Federal Surveillance Program

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Rhode Island Bill Would Require Judicial Order for Stingray Spying, Hinder Federal Surveillance

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (March 1, 2018) – A bill introduced in the Rhode Island House would require a judicial order for the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications. Passage of the bill would not only protect privacy in the state, but would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state. Continue reading Rhode Island Bill Would Require Judicial Order for Stingray Spying, Hinder Federal Surveillance

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Third Florida Committee Approves Measure to Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying, Help Hinder Federal Surveillance

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Feb. 26, 2018) – Last Thursday, a third Florida Senate committee approved a measure that would ban warrantless location tracking and the use of stingray devices to sweep up electronic communications in most situations. The new law will not only protect privacy in Florida, but will also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state. Continue reading Third Florida Committee Approves Measure to Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying, Help Hinder Federal Surveillance