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Court rules that turning on a phone to view its lockscreen without unlocking it qualifies as searching the phone and thus would generally need a warrant (Kate Cox/Ars Technica)

Kate Cox / Ars Technica:
Court rules that turning on a phone to view its lockscreen without unlocking it qualifies as searching the phone and thus would generally need a warrant  —  Location data requires a warrant since 2018; lock screen may now, too.  —  Smartphones are a rich data trove not only for marketers but also for law enforcement.

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