Small victories for civil rights.

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against some of the Obama administration’s violations of Americans’ Fourth Amendment rights. The court ruled that authorities must obtain a warrant to access cell-site information — records your cell phone company keeps that tell which cell tower you were connected to at the beginning and end of your phone calls.

Meanwhile, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the government must get a warrant before requiring your internet service provider to turn over your stored emails.

Read more at Wired:

Warrant Needed to Get Your E-Mail, Appeals Court Says

Court Rebuffs Obama on Warrantless Cell-Site Tracking

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2 Responses to Small victories for civil rights.

  1. But won’t the terrorists kill us all if we don’t give up our rights?

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