1.3M Cellphone Snooping Requests Yearly? It’s Time for Privacy and Transparency Laws | Gen's Rea: Crime & Punishment | Scoop.it

The American Civil Liberties Union seized on the revelations too, urging lawmakers to pass the Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance Act, which is pending in the House and Senate. It would require a probable-cause warrant for locational tracking information — and not leave it up to the whims of judges, prosecutors or the carriers.