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CA Court Rules Smartphones Can Be Searched Without A Warrant

Jan 06, 2011, 16:02 (7 Talkback[s])
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"The California Supreme Court ruled that police can search a suspect's cell-phone text messages without a warrant, based on past cases where cigarette packs can be searched. A smartphone stores vast amounts of personal data, not even in the same realm as a pack of smokes. In this electronic age, the government moves America closer to a creepy police state."

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