December 12, 2018

Does cellphone-sweeping 'StingRay' technology go too far?

By COLLEEN LONG The Associated Press
This article was published November 26, 2017 at 4:00 a.m.

NEW YORK -- New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Las Vegas are among scores of police departments across the country quietly using a highly secretive technology developed for the military that can track the whereabouts of suspects by using the signals constantly emitted by their cellphones.

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