Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Raleigh police are asking Google to provide user data for all people near crime scenes

By The Verge, Mar. 19, 2018

Police are using Google’s immense collection of location data to find criminals using warrants to request that the tech giant turn over account info from any mobile device that comes too close to a crime scene, reports Raleigh local news agency WRAL. The news service cites court records that show Raleigh police used search warrants to request that Google turn over location data for devices that were close to the crime scene in at least four investigations in the past year that involved murder, sexual battery, and possible arson. An arrest has been made in only one of those cases.
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