Law Enforcement Should Fear Release of Cell Phone Records
It occurs to me that no one has a greater interest in preventing cell phone records from being obtained by third parties via the internet than drug and FBI agents.
Informants often contact their police sponsors via cell phone. Cops give out their cell phone numbers for all sorts of reasons. Anyone wanting to know if someone has become an informant could order up a cop's cell phone records, and voila.
Also, a suspecting drug dealer could order up the records on an associate he thinks has given him up, and then request the records of the phone numbers listed. When one turns out to belong to an agent, somebody could be in real danger.
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