Cell Phone Privacy
A lawsuit filed by the ACLU on behalf of a civil rights activist who said a police officer read his text messages after taking him into custody was dismissed this week. Assurances were given that San Francisco will honor the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that searching an arrestee’s cell phone generally requires a warrant.
- ACLU, S.F. settle warrantless cell phone search case (Chronicle) 07/25/2014
- Editorial: A unanimous court win for phone privacy (Chronicle) 06/26/2014
- Supreme Court: Police need warrants for cell phone searches (Chronicle) 06/26/2014
- Supreme Court ruling requires warrants for mobile phone searches (KTVU) 06/26/2014