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

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Feb. 25, 2019) – Last week, the Maryland House unanimously 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. The proposed law would not only protect privacy in Maryland, but it would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state. Continue reading Maryland House Unanimously Passes Bill to Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying, Hinder Federal Surveillance Program

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

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Feb. 21, 2019) – Last week, a Maryland House committee unanimously 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. The proposed law would not only protect privacy in Maryland, but would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state. Continue reading Maryland House Committee Passes Bill to Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying, Hinder Federal Surveillance Program

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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