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Big Win for Our Rights: 'Stingray' Evidence Excluded in a NY Federal Court

In a great first step in reestablishing our Fourth Amendment protections against warrantless searches and seizures, a U.S. District Judge in the Southern District of New York has ruled that evidence obtained by use of the controversial 'Stingray' device must be excluded in a criminal trial.

With the technology developed by and for the government for surveillance and tracking often outstripping the Courts' ability to keep new methods in check, this case makes an important statement that law enforcement must still act in accordance with the Constitution in furtherance of their mission. As 'Stingray' devices and "cell site simulators" become more prevalent in police forces across the country, look to see more cases like this being brought in courtrooms across the country.

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