Cellphone Privacy Supreme Court Case Could Shape New Rules For Digital Age05:44
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The Supreme Court will consider whether the Fourth Amendment, which bars unreasonable searches, allows the government to get location information from cellphone service providers. (StockSnap/Pixabay)MoreCloseclosemore
The Supreme Court will consider whether the Fourth Amendment, which bars unreasonable searches, allows the government to get location information from cellphone service providers. (StockSnap/Pixabay)

On Wednesday the Supreme Court will consider whether the Fourth Amendment, which bars unreasonable searches, allows the government to get location information from cellphone service providers. The case, Carpenter v. United States, could have far-reaching consequences for privacy law.

Emily Bazelon (@emilybazelon), staff writer at The New York Times Magazine and a fellow at Yale Law School, explains the potential repercussions of the case with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson.

This segment aired on November 28, 2017.

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