Bills to limit use of ‘stingray’ data are back, with a push from Rep. Chaffetz


Jason Chaffetz, the influential chairman of a House committee, is again putting his support behind two bipartisan bills that would curb law enforcement's use of mobile-phone data via "stingrays" without a warrant.

‘Stingray’ technology use needs better guidelines, House committee says


The DOJ and DHS spent more than $95 million on the cell-site simulators, and while there are federal policies around their use, state and local law enforcement agencies are deploying them without unified guidelines.