New Hampshire Bills Would Prohibit Warrantless Stingray Spying, Hinder Federal Surveillance Program

CONCORD, N.H. (Jan. 15, 2017) – Two bills introduced in the New Hampshire House would ban the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications without a warrant in most situations. The proposed laws would not only protect privacy in New Hampshire, but would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state.

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Virginia Bills Would Restrict ALPR Use; Help Block National License Plate Tracking Program

RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 14, 2017) – Bills introduced in the Virginia House and Senate would limit the use of automatic license plate readers (ALPRs), and restrict the retention and sharing of collected data. If passed into law, the bills would not only protect privacy in Virginia, but would also hinder some aspects of the federal surveillance state.

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Oregon Bill Would Prohibit Warrantless Stingray Spying, Hinder Federal Surveillance Program

SALEM, Ore. (Jan. 14, 2017) – A bill filed in the Oregon Senate would ban the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications without a warrant in most situations. The proposed law would not only protect privacy in Oregon, but would also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state.

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