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Texas Proposes One of Nation's "Most Sweeping" Mobile Privacy Laws


Science & Tech  (tags: congress, government, ethics, usa, media, americans, NewTechnology, investigation, society )

JL
- 875 days ago - arstechnica.com
If signed into law, cops would finally need a warrant to get location data.



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JL A. (286)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 3:11 pm
Copywritten article describing it as perhaps superior to similar legislation introduced in Congress.
 

Kit B. (276)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 3:58 pm

Scary, the Texas legislature considering some thing for the people. Are we sure this isn't fiction?
 

JL A. (286)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 4:00 pm
LOL Kit...yeah I did do a double-take to make sure I was reading it correctly.You cannot currently send a star to Kit because you have done so within the last day.
 

Suheyla C. (233)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 5:33 pm
Thank you
 

Shirley S. (178)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 5:55 pm
The law does need to be able to monitor criminal activity through their mobiles.
 

JL A. (286)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 6:40 pm
They can get a warrant for that Shirley--this keeps them from doing it to people they don't have grounds to do it to.

You are welcome Suheyla.
 

Angelika R. (145)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 7:43 pm
"..and he (Woodrow Hartzog, an affiliate scholar at Stanford Law School) wondered if and to what degree they will become law. " I'm joining him on that. Thx JL
 

D D. (102)
Monday March 11, 2013, 12:12 am
What it going on here.....Wasn't expecting something like this from Texas??!!!! Thank you.
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Monday March 11, 2013, 5:44 am
Noted, thanks.
 

JL A. (286)
Monday March 11, 2013, 8:09 am
You are welcome Angelika, D D and Kerrie.
 
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