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Everyday Technology That Spies on You – Available to Law Enforcement and Countless Unauthorized Users

By Robert G. Stahl Esq., NJ & NY Criminal Defense Lawyer posted in GPS, Warrant, Search and Seizure, Privacy, Spying on Thursday, January 10, 2019

Recent cases continue to reveal the advancements in technology and how they are used, both properly and improperly, to track our movements, actions and private lives.

First, new cars have increasingly sophisticated technology. Roadside assistance features and other devices track our vehicles’ locations, speed and other relevant activities. Most vehicles are now equipped with Event Data Recorders, also known as a vehicle black box. Local police departments are now equipped to retrieve and analyze the black box data and use it against you in court. As of May 2018, almost all U.S. vehicles come standard with a black box installed.

Tags: GPS, Warrant, Search and Seizure, Privacy, Spying

Modern Technology Used in the Investigation of Crime

By Robert G. Stahl Esq., NJ & NY Criminal Defense Lawyer posted in Warrant, Electronics, cellphone, Criminal Discovery, Criminal Investigation, Evidence on Wednesday, February 7, 2018

I have written before about both the good advances in technology, and the negative consequences of some of those developments. Here are a few more methods high tech methods that law enforcement uses, and occasionally misuses, in its investigations.

Tags: Warrant, Electronics, cellphone, Criminal Discovery, Criminal Investigation, Evidence

Warrant to Search Places or To Electronically Intercept Communications - What's Required?

By Robert G. Stahl Esq., NJ & NY Criminal Defense Lawyer posted in Wiretap, Search and Seizure, FISA Warrant, Warrant, Federal Investigation, Federal Law Enforcement, Criminal Investigation, Spying, Privacy on Monday, February 5, 2018

Much has been written and tweeted about this past week concerning this topic. Politics aside for the moment, what does the government need to demonstrate to a court that a place should be searched, or a person’s phone calls should be intercepted?

Tags: Wiretap, Search and Seizure, FISA Warrant, Warrant, Federal Investigation, Federal Law Enforcement, Criminal Investigation, Spying, Privacy

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