WRAL: Police and Google

Number 28440
Subject Police
Source WRAL-TV (Raleigh, N.C.)
Year 2018
Publication Date March 15, 2018
Summary WRAL investigation finds that Raleigh police have been using Google to find suspects in crimes. They are not gathering information on specific individuals; they are using warrants to obtain information on every Google-equipped cell phone that was within a mile or two of a crime scene. The users have no way to know that their movements are being reviewed by police.
Category Contest Entry
Keywords WRAL, Raleigh, Google, police, warrants, cell phones, technology
Related Links https://www.wral.com/Raleigh-police-search-google-location-history/17377435/
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