October 17, 2018

How an armed robber affected digital privacy

By H.V. Jagadish AP's The Conversation
This article was published December 1, 2017 at 4:00 a.m.

A man named Timothy Carpenter planned and participated in several armed robberies at Radio Shack and T-Mobile stores in Michigan and Ohio between 2010 and 2012. He was caught, convicted and sentenced to 116 years in federal prison. His appeal, which was heard by the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 29, will shape the life of every American for years to come -- no matter which way it's decided.

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