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Wed, Jan 5, 2011 -- 10:00 AM

Warrantless Cell Phone Search and Data Privacy


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California's Supreme Court on Monday gave the green light for police to search arrestees' cell phones without a warrant. We discuss the decision, which is likely to add further fuel to debates over data privacy at a time when phones contain text, video and photos as well as voicemail.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Jim Dempsey, vice president for public policy at the Center for Democracy and Technology, a civil liberties group
  • Matt Parrella, assistant U.S. attorney and chief of the Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property (CHIP) Unit for the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California (NDCA)
  • Richard Salgado, senior counsel for law enforcement and security at Google

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