DHS watchdog to probe agency’s tracking of Americans’ phone data without a warrant
Your data is your property, your “papers and effects.” Shouldn’t the government adhere to the 4th Amendment?
(From The Hill)
The OIG is also looking into the use by DHS of open source intelligence which includes the “use of information provided by the public via cellular devices, such as social media status updates, geo-tagged photos, and specific location check-ins.”
The watchdog opened the investigation in response to an inquiry from Democratic Sens. Ron Wyden (Ore.), Elizabeth Warren (Mass), Edward Markey (Mass.), Sherrod Brown (Ohio) and Brian Schatz (Hawaii) in October.
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