The FBI’s use of a clandestine cellphone tracking device is a lawful surveillance tool, a judge has ruled, Slate.com reports.
The Stingray, as it’s called, is a transceiver that tricks cell phones into using a fake network.
Judge David Campbell dismissed concerns that the surveillance was overly intrusive.
The ACLU said the ruling “trivializes the intrusive nature of electronic searches and potentially opens the door to troubling government misuse of new technology.”
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