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Maine Senate Passes Bill Requiring Warrant for Cellphone Tracking

The Senate voted 20-15 Thursday to pass a bill that would require police to get a warrant before they could obtain data from a cellphone provider about a customer's recent location history.

The bill is a priority for civil libertarians, who say it would protect people's privacy from government intrusion. Opponents, however, said the measure would make it harder for police to do their jobs.

Source: Portland Press Herald. Read full article. (link)

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  • UnCivilServant||

    "Harder for police to do their jobs"

    Bull, they're just too lazy to do their actual jobs so they want to take shortcuts.

  • Wintermute||

    The Prohibition part of their jobs, mainly, and to Hell with that anyway.