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Phone Data Can Now Be Searched Without Warrant

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Cell Phone Data Searchable for TruckersThis is a heads up to every trucker on the road that rely on their cell phones for most of their communication: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has ruled that police are allowed to search cellphone data without a warrant when an arrest is involved.

In a case titled United States v. Flores-Lopez, the appeals judge sided with other courts in saying that cellphone records, including phone numbers as part of a contact list, are no different than information written on paper or in an address book, which are already subject to search.

Read more about this development at Land Line.

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