(Washington Post / Worthy News)-- A federal appeals court has for the first time ruled that a warrant is required for the government to obtain an individual’s stored cellphone location records.
The Thursday decision by a three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in Atlanta contrasts with a July 2013 decision by another appeals court that a warrant is not required.
That circuit court split increases the likelihood that the issue -- one of the most pressing in privacy concerns in the digital age -- will be settled by the Supreme Court. -- Source
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