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  Federal Appeals Court:  No warrants to track cell phones

Federal court says your cell phone is a government tracking device

A federal court rules that the government can get your cell phone location data without a warrant. Full story

One man's quest to go surveillance free for 24 hours: Did it work?

  In light of recent revelations about the NSA and its surveillance programs, New York Magazine's Kevin Roose attempted to leave the surveillance state behind and live off the grid for 24 hours. He covered his cell phone in tin foil and wore funny clothing. Roose joins Morning Joe to discuss.

Woman and stranger share the same cell phone number

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Switching cell phone carriers is a common practice. But for one local woman it created a rare complication. Full story

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San Francisco surrenders in fight over cell phone warnings

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  'A Cold December Morning,' Part 3

Detectives investigating the murder of Chanin Starbuck discover her cell phone and begin to wonder, could this be the clue to finding her killer?

  Prince: Like It's Still 1999

In an interview with "V Magazine," Prince says he doesn't own a cell phone, and the New York Times reports that Amazon is cutting back on book discounts. CNBC's Jon Fortt and Kayla Tausche discuss.

  NJ bill would allow police to confiscate drivers' phones

Executive Director of the New Jersey Chapter of the ACLU Udi Offer joins Mara Schiavocampo to discuss potential legislation that would allow police officers in New Jersey to confiscate a driver’s cellphone at the scene of the accident. The ACLU is against the bill because it would allow the police o

  Teens build cell phone charger using Altoid tins

Using a pair of batteries, an Altoids tin and a few other pieces, three Texas teenagers build a USB charger for cell phones that can hold several charges. KVEO’s Kevin Lu reports.

  Privacy App Prevents Cell Phone Eavesdropping

Can one's private internet information really stay private? Seecrypt Chairman Harvey Boulter, offers insight on a privacy app that prevents cell phone eavesdropping.

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