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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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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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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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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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Florida Bill Would Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Jan 4, 2018) – A bill introduced in the Florida Senate 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.

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Federal Government Fails to Limit the Federal Government and Protect Privacy…Again

It seems more and more apparent that all of the people waiting for federal courts to protect their privacy will decay into cobweb covered skeletons before the courts actually limit the power of the federal surveillance state. cutter-man-171638_640

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected what Reuters called “a test case on privacy in the digital age.” The nine justices declined to weigh in on whether police need to obtain search warrants to examine cellphone location information held by wireless carriers.

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Signed into Law: Florida Bill Expands Limits on Drone Surveillance

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (May 14, 2015) –  Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed signed a bill into law today that takes a second step against mass surveillance, expanding current limitations on the use of drones in the Sunshine State that will have a practical impact on the federal surveillance state.

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To The Governor’s Desk: Florida Bill Attacking Mass Surveillance by Drones Passes House 117-0

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (April 28, 2015) –  A Bill that would expand current limitations on the use of drones in Florida, and have a practical impact on the federal surveillance state, heads to the governor’s desk after unanimously passing the state House today.

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Florida Bill Attacking Mass Surveillance by Drones Passes Senate 37-2

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (April 23, 2015) –  A Bill that would expand current limitations on the use of drones in Florida, and have a practical impact on the federal surveillance state overwhelmingly passed the Senate today.

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