Location Tracking

Carpenter v. United States

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Carpenter v. United States

Location Tracking
Status: Closed (Judgment)
The Supreme Court ruled that the government needs a warrant to access a person’s cellphone location history. The court found in a 5 to 4 decision that obtaining such information is a search under the Fourth Amendment and that a warrant from a judge based on probable cause is required.

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