Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Google Bomb 4/20/11 - "Cops Steal Cellphone"

Today's "Google Bomb" is the phrase "Cops Steal Cellphone".

This is in regards to news being reported that police have been hacking into cellphones, and downloading the data. Some is under the guise of checking for text messages while driving.

Doing a search for "Cops steal cellphone" gives numerous results of news reports on this topic. From

The high-tech device works with 3000 different phone models and can bypass passwords to process “Complete extraction of existing, hidden, and deleted phone data, including call history, text messages, contacts, images, and geotags,” according to CelleBrite, the company behind the device. “The Physical Analyzer allows visualization of both existing and deleted locations on Google Earth. In addition, location information from GPS devices and image geotags can be mapped on Google Maps.”

It goes without saying that this is both illegal, and unconstitutional. Searching through ones data, without warrant, or reasonable suspicion.

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