Earlier this week, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in one of the most significant privacy cases in decades. The crux of the case rests on whether the government can access cell-site location information without a warrant. This will be "a critical line to draw in the age of ubiquitous smart phones and other internet-connected devices," IAPP Westin Fellow Lee Matheson, CIPP, points out. After reading through the SCOTUS transcripts, Matheson shares his takeaways, characterizes the justices' legal positioning, and predicts some likely outcomes for next year's expected ruling, in this post for Privacy Perspectives.
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