Federal court blocks Obama Administration attempt to spy on cell phones without a warrant

By John Byrne

The Obama Administration is seeking to reverse an earlier ruling giving judges the authority to require a warrant for the government to obtain cell phone tracking data.

In October, Obama Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer filed a brief seeking the power to obtain cell phone location data without a warrant, arguing that it was essentially communication made in a public place.

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2010/12/obama-attempt-spy-cell-phones-overturned-federal-court/

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