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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

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Second Missouri Committee Passes Bill to Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying; Help Hinder Federal Surveillance

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Feb 21, 2018) – Yesterday, a  second Missouri House committee passed a bill that would ban the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications without a warrant in most situations. Passage of the law would not only protect privacy in Missouri, it will also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state. Continue reading Second Missouri Committee Passes Bill to Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying; Help Hinder Federal Surveillance

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

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Feb. 14, 2018) – Yesterday, a  second 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 Florida Committee Approves Measure to Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying, Help Hinder Federal Surveillance

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Hawaii Committees Pass to Prohibit Warrantless Stingray Spying, Hinder Federal Surveillance Program

HONOLULU, Hawaii (Feb. 12, 2018) – TwoHawaii Senate committees have passed a bill that would ban the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications without a warrant or court order in most situations. The proposed law would not only protect privacy in Hawaii, but would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state.

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Florida Committee Passes Bill to Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Feb. 7, 2018) – Yesterday, a 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 Florida Committee Passes Bill to Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying

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Missouri Committee Passes Bill to Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying; Help Hinder Federal Surveillance

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Feb 2, 2018) – Yesterday, a Missouri House committee overwhelmingly passed a bill that would ban the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications without a warrant in most situations. Passage of the law would not only protect privacy in Missouri, it will also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state. Continue reading Missouri Committee Passes Bill to Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying; Help Hinder Federal Surveillance

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Oklahoma Bill Would Ban Warntless Stingray Spying, Hinder Federal Surveillance

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (Jan. 30, 2018) – 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 Ban Warntless Stingray Spying, Hinder Federal Surveillance

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Hawaii Bill Would Prohibit Warrantless Stingray Spying, Hinder Federal Surveillance Program

HONOLULU, Hawaii (Jan. 25, 2018) – A bill introduced in the Hawaii Senate would ban the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications without a warrant in most situations. The proposed law would not only protect privacy in Hawaii, but would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state. Continue reading Hawaii Bill Would Prohibit Warrantless Stingray Spying, Hinder Federal Surveillance Program