Jun 05, 2015

On Thursday the New Hampshire Senate passed a bill that requires police to get a warrant before installing a GPS tracker or accessing a cell phone's location.

Oct 11, 2016

Rep. Neal Kurk, known as a crusader for privacy in the New Hampshire legislature, has requested a 2016 bill to limit “stingray” technology. 

Stingrays, also known as cell site simulators, mimic cellphone towers.  This tricks nearby cellphones into transmitting their location and other information.

Feb 23, 2017

The New Hampshire House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee has voted unanimously in favor of a bill to limit the use of cell site simulators such as "stingrays."

Those devices mimic cellphone towers, allowing a user to gather data from nearby cellphones.

Apr 08, 2016

The New York Legislature is considering a law that would allow police to use so-called ‘Textalyzer’ technology which enables access to time and date stamps on calls, text messages, and other mobile use without accessing a user’s personal content. Law enforcement officials would be empowered to use the device on drivers’ phones after car accidents without a warrant.

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Jul 09, 2017

A U.S. House committee voted down an amendment that would have limited employer access to GPS data from company cell phones.

The amendment, sponsored by Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, would have banned GPS tracking during non-work hours and "for purposes other than legitimate business purposes."  The amendment also required an employee's knowledge and consent for GPS tracking.

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