Posted on March 8, 2013 9:53 pm

Texas Bills Would Bar Warrantless Snooping On Phone Location

from the give-me-room-lots-of-room dept.

The Supreme Court may have approved the warrantless wiretapping of American citizens for just about forever, but the good old state of Texas isn’t going to take that lying down. Texas lawmakers don’t believe that cell phone location data is fair game for law enforcement, and a couple identical bills filed in Texas’s House and Senate would provide sweeping protections for private cell users.