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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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Minnesota Bills Would Limit Warrantless Electronic Data Collection, Hinder Federal Surveillance

 

ST. PAUL, Minn. (Feb. 20, 2019) – Bills filed in the Minnesota House and 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 Minnesota Bills Would Limit Warrantless Electronic Data Collection, Hinder Federal Surveillance

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Florida Committee Passes Bill to Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying, Help Hinder Federal Surveillance

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Feb. 111, 2019) – Today, a Florida Senate committee passed a bill that 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 Florida Committee Passes Bill to Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying, Help Hinder Federal Surveillance

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Signed By the Governor: New Mexico Electronic Communications Privacy Act

SANTA FE, N.M. (Feb 5, 2019) – Yesterday, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a bill into law that limits the warrantless use of stingray devices to track people’s location and sweep up electronic communications, and more broadly protects the privacy of electronic data. The new law will also hinder the federal surveillance state. Continue reading Signed By the Governor: New Mexico Electronic Communications Privacy Act

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

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Jan. 31. 2019) – A bill introduced in the Wyoming House 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 Wyoming, it would also hinder the federal surveillance state. Continue reading Wyoming Bill Would Limit Warrantless Electronic Data Collection, Hinder Federal Surveillance

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

ALBANY, N.Y. (Jan. 31, 2019) – A bill introduced in the New York Assembly 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 New York, it would also hinder the federal surveillance state. Continue reading New York Bill Would Limit Warrantless Electronic Data Collection, Hinder Federal Surveillance

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Hawaii Bill Would Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying, Hinder Federal Surveillance

HONOLULU, Hawaii (Jan. 29, 2019) – 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 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. Continue reading Hawaii Bill Would Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying, Hinder Federal Surveillance

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New Mexico Senate Committee Passes Bill to Limit Warrantless Electronic Data Collection, Hinder Federal Surveillance

SANTA FE, N.M. (Jan. 24, 2019) – On Monday, a New Mexico Senate committee unanimously approved a bill that 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 Senate Committee Passes Bill to Limit Warrantless Electronic Data Collection, Hinder Federal Surveillance

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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