Supreme Court takes on warrantless searches of cell phones

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Posted: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 12:39 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments this week on a privacy case. The issue: Do police officers need a wanted to search the smartphones of people they arrest? Critics say the warrantless searches are unfair because cell phones can now provide private access to many aspects of a person's life.

What will the court do, and what type of privacy can we expect to have in the future? Ringling's resident futurist and author of the book The Shift Age, David Houle joined ABC 7's Scott Dennis for a conversation about the future of privacy in America. 

 

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