NACDL - Stingrays and Digital Location Tracking

Stingrays and Digital Location Tracking

A cell phone’s location can be detected through cell site location information (CSLI) or global positioning system (GPS) data. CSLI refers to the information collected as a cell phone identifies its location to nearby cell towers.

Video Trainings

Where We Go from Here: The Third-Party Doctrine and Location Tracking After Carpenter
November 2018
Megan Graham, Clinical Teaching Fellow, Samuelson Clinic for Law, Technology & Public Policy; Hon. Stephen Smith, Director of Fourth Amendment & Open Courts, Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School; Nathan Freed Wessler, Staff Attorney, ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project

Location Privacy after Carpenter
July 2018
The Center on Privacy and Technology at Georgetown Law and the Fourth Amendment Center at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers hosted a forum discussing location and cell phone privacy after the Supreme Court ruling in Carpenter v. United States.


Resources on Cell Phone Tracking


Resources on Cell-Site Simulators


Resources on CALEA Compliance


Other Resources

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