US immigration authorities receive and use “huge amounts” of migrant location data via phone cell phone Without a court order, the Union of Civil Liberties (AKLU) condemned this Monday.
Aklu’s Shreya Tiwari said, “The document obtained by Aklu “reflects the government’s efforts to absolve itself of any responsibility in obtaining location data of people, which would require a court order.”
Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and other agencies under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are collecting “call of information extracted”. Application on a smartphone,” according to Aclu.
immigration officials have resorted to Application You cell phone to determine place of migrants undocumented who are awaiting a hearing in immigration court to determine whether they will remain in the country or should be deported.
Government Has Used Millions of Dollars to “Buy Access to Cell Phone Location Information” cell phone Compiled and sold by two data vendors, Ventel and Babel Street“Group added.
Documents obtained by Eqlu through a Freedom of Information Act filing show, according to the group, efforts by companies and the government to “rationalize this unrestricted sale of vast amounts of data”.
Ecllu pointed out that the Supreme Court has ruled to protect same location data via mobile phones against government access without a court order.
“The Supreme Court has made it clear that because our history place Using a cell phone reveals a lot of ‘private life’ that deserves all the protection of the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution”, said Nathan Fried Wesler, deputy director of Eclue.
The Judicial Committee of the House of Representatives will hear this Tuesday in which “digital raid“And the government’s access to the personal information of the population, Eklu said.