6/5/2013

The Maine House voted, 113-28, last week in favor of a bill requiring a search warrant for law enforcement to track cellphones in all but a few cases, a law that would be a first of its kind in the country if enacted, Ryan Gallagher writes. The bill would also require police to notify those who are being tracked within three days unless police can prove secrecy is essential. The state Senate already passed the bill, but the Legislature has yet to decide where it will find funding to enact the law, Gallagher writes.

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