Skip to comments.Michigan Police Could Search Cell Phones During Traffic Stops [what's a 'constitution'?]
Posted on 04/19/2011 4:43:57 PM PDT by Clint Williams
"The Michigan State Police have a high-tech mobile forensics device that can be used to extract information from cell phones belonging to motorists stopped for minor traffic violations. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan last Wednesday demanded that state officials stop stonewalling freedom of information requests for information on the program. A US Department of Justice test of the CelleBrite UFED used by Michigan police found the device could grab all of the photos and video off of an iPhone within one-and-a-half minutes. The device works with 3000 different phone models and can even defeat password protections. 'Complete extraction of existing, hidden, and deleted phone data, including call history, text messages, contacts, images, and geotags,' a CelleBrite brochure explains regarding the device's capabilities" Popular Mechanics has a short conversation with a 4th Amendment lawyer about the practice of slurping cellphone data, too, though it's unclear if the Michigan police are actually using these devices to their full potential.
Like, ah, spending your evenings posting on an internet chat forum?
That's just it - conservatives DO and SHOULD value order - but a police state is not order. Order implies the rule of law, not the rule of law enforcement. True order is a necessity for liberty - but simply passing ever more onerous laws, while breaking the foundational one that supposedly directs everything else, is not order - it is chaos.
Thanks for the laugh. P.T. Barnum loves you! LOL
LOL, fraid not.
You are sitting here posting with "technology" that the fed can come and invade yet criticize the technolology of cell phones because they can be compromised.....by the assertion the government can access it so you won't own one.
Your whole premise is flawed, and you are trolling....or....a serf, troll, idiot.
When my back is this bad, as it is today, yes.
On better days, better activities.
Did do some shooting this afternoon, including a suppressed .45 carbine.
Spent the morning sifting through RKBA related legislation to see what survived it’s first committee deadline, and passing the information on to other activist.
Not a lot of fun, just necessary to attempt to protect freedom.
Very well said Titus...
The Police State has replaced personal accountability, personal responsibility, moral law, Natural Lawas Blackstone taught.
Good grief, dude, this is on open commlink - don't tell people stuff like that.
Jail bait calling someone a serf is something but I don’t think it’s irony. ;-)
I suspect the time may come when law enforcement agencies and officers will be disciplined.
Don't think you're not in a database compromising your "cell phone privacy"?
And guess what sucker, they charge you $25.00 bucks to exercise you Constitutionally, protected, God Given right to self defense
Hmmm, the appropriate response would probably get me banned.
Unlike a cell phone, the L.E. will need a WARRANT to access my home or office computer or phone.
Not likely to be “In plain sight” for a traffic stop, or the information harvested surreptitiously while a contrived ticket is being written.
I did not decide against owning a cell phone due to this, I merely find it a confirmation that cell phones are more trouble and expense than they are worth to me.
Of course you may now quibble citing the “Patriot Act” and other unconstitutional trash.
Did you wet your panties?
“Did do some shooting this afternoon, including a suppressed .45 carbine.”
“Good grief, dude, this is on open commlink - don’t tell people stuff like that”.
Perfectly legal dude!
I live in one of the 37 comparatively “Free” states.
Had to test fire what I built before delivering it to the customer.
I am on 07/C2 firearm manufacturer, and a “Serf” according to LV Ron, LOL!
Are you saying we're debating with a little girl?
I take it that it is well into happy hour in Vegas!?!
Lima Sierra, clear this channel NOW!
There’s a whole lot of people trying to change the focus of this thread. That always get me interested in what they are attempting to preempt. Also notice that the ACLU started their investigation in 2008, and there are zero facts since then on what has happened after that date. I expect all the paid shills to start flaming me now.
LOL, you're the epitome of a pantie waste.....better just give up all that you own, little serf.
Of course you may now quibble citing the Patriot Act and other unconstitutional trash.
Deflections do not work here, troll.
Yeah, I'm happy....despite it all!
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