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Supreme Court Agrees to Hearing Text-Messaging Case

The Supreme Court agreed to decide whether a police department violated the constitutional privacy rights of an employee when it inspected personal text messages sent and received on a government pager. The case opens "a new frontier in Fourth Amendment jurisprudence," according to a three-judge panel of an appeals court that ruled in favor of the employee, a police sergeant on the Ontario, Calif., SWAT team.

  • Read the article: The New York Times | Posted: 12/14/2009 09:25:00 PM | Permalink


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