Oct 11 2011

California governor allows warrantless search of cell phones

Category: Smart PhoneDISC @ 9:12 pm
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Here’s another reason to password-protect your mobile phone: California’s governor just recently vetoed a bill that requires a court-ordered warrant in order to search mobile phones upon arrest. This means that if you get arrested in the state of California, the arresting officer can search your smartphone — which gives him access to emails, call logs, texts, location data, banking apps, and more — without needing a warrant.

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