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State Court Says Warrant Needed for Cell Location Data; Brazil’s Impending Law Prompts Questions

PRIVACY LAW

February 24, 2014

In this Privacy Tracker legislative roundup, read about privacy concerns related to Brazil’s proposed Internet privacy law and a bill Turkey’s president recently signed into law, and get some insight on complying with South Africa’s new law. In the U.S., states are moving along bills to prevent revenge porn in Illinois and protect readers’ privacy in New Jersey and student privacy in Wyoming and Kansas, among others. Also, the Massachusetts Supreme Court has determined police need a warrant in order to collect cellphone location data over a period of time. (IAPP member log in required.)
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