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Military intelligence buying commercial location data


Conservative Treehouse A military arm of the intelligence community buys commercially available databases containing location data from smartphone apps and searches it for Americans’ past movements without a warrant, according to an unclassified memo obtained by The New York Times.

Defense Intelligence Agency analysts have searched for the movements of Americans within a commercial database in five investigations over the past two and a half years, agency officials disclosed in a memo they wrote for Senator Ron Wyden, Democrat of Oregon.

Of course this is improper and unconstitutional, but it happens anyway.

This entry was published Sun Jan 24 23:53:33 CST 2021 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2021-01-24 23:53:33.0. [Tweet]

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