The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a decision in Carpenter v. United States, an important Fourth Amendment case that was eagerly awaited by many. The decision was widely cheered as a breakthrough in Fourth Amendment jurisprudence — hailed as a “landmark privacy case” and a “major victory for digital privacy [link no longer available].” In the NY […]
Tag: cell phone
Archive of all posts about cell phones by Professor Daniel J. Solove for his blog at TeachPrivacy, a privacy awareness and security training company.
The FBI and Illegal Cell Phone Records For Sale
A while ago, I blogged about companies that were selling records of the numbers people call on their cell phones on the Internet. Congress is currently conducting an investigation into these companies. Today, Bob Sullivan at MSNBC reports:
Peddling Your Numbers: Data Brokers and Cell Phone Records
An article in today’s Washington Post by Jonathan Krim discusses a really disturbing new market of personal data – the numbers people dial on their cell phones. Here’s an excerpt of the article: