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

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Jan. 25, 2018) – A bill introduced in the Maryland House would ban the warrantless use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications without a court order. Passage of the bill would not only protect privacy in Maryland, it would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state.

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Maryland Bill Would Require Police to Get a Warrant Before Accessing Smart Meter Data

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Dec. 26, 2017) – A bill prefiled in the Maryland House would require police to get a warrant before obtaining any information collected by “smart meter” technology. Passage of the bill would help protect privacy and ensure personal information doesn’t end up in government databases.

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

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Feb. 9, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Maryland House would ban the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications without a court order. Passage of the bill would not only protect privacy in the Maryland, but would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state.

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

ANNAPOLIS, Md. Feb. 20, 2016) – A bill introduced in the Maryland House would ban the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications without a warrant. Passage of the bill would not only protect privacy in the Maryland, but would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state.

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