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Surveillance Via Cell Phone

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Surveillance Via Cell Phone

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Surveillance Via Cell Phone

Surveillance Via Cell Phone

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When a cell phone is switched on, it sends out a signal that can be used to track your location. That has law enforcement interested and privacy advocates concerned.

Guests:

Matt Richtel, technology correspondent for The New York Times

Clifford Fishman, former prosecutor in New York City, law professor at Catholic University in Washington, D.C.

Marc Rotenberg, president, Electronic Privacy Information Center