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Kentucky court delves into use of cell phones for tracking |  Kentucky

Kentucky court delves into use of cell phones for tracking | Kentucky

FRANKFORT (AP) — A sharply divided Kentucky Supreme Court ruled Thursday that police violated a robbery suspect’s constitutional protections by accessing his cellphone without a warrant, calling use of the phone as a tracking device “profoundly invasive.” In the 4-3 decision, the court’s majority said the robbery suspect was subjected to a warrantless search when …

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KY Supreme Court says police can’t track your phone without warrant

KY Supreme Court says police can’t track your phone without warrant

DIEGO_CERVO Getty Images/iStockphoto Police cannot track people by pinging their cell phones without first obtaining a court-issued search warrant, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled Thursday. Citizens have a right to privacy under the US and Kentucky constitutions that should protect their real-time cell-site location information, or CSLI, the high court said in a 4-to-3 opinion. …

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