Mobile-Phone Surveillance by Police Targets Millions Annually | WIRED

Mobile carriers responded to a staggering 1.3 million law enforcement requests last year for subscriber information, including text messages and phone location data, according to data provided to Congress.The companies said they were working around the clock and charging millions in fees to keep up with ever-growing demands. At least one of the carriers urged Congress to clarify the law on when probable-cause warrants were required to divulge customer data.

Source: Mobile-Phone Surveillance by Police Targets Millions Annually | WIRED

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