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Lock your phone with a password.

planethulk

Mar 1, 2012, 10:54 PM
That makes them require a warrant.
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BruceGAtl

Mar 2, 2012, 7:53 AM
Actually..... passwords don't prevent access
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GrumpyJoe

Mar 2, 2012, 9:51 AM
If your guilty? Sucks to be you. If your like the rest of the law abiding citizens out there. You have nothing to worry about. I for one am glad this is going on.
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JBlaze74

Mar 2, 2012, 11:51 AM
Normally, I would agree with you whole heartedly. As an example, I'm 99% certain that there is not a single person of interest or suspect phone number on my cell phone. That being said, nobody can really ever know another person 100%. While guilt by association is more of a social thing than a legal issue, there is a question of risk and inconvenience if the police find a number on your phone for someone they are looking for. It falls back to the arguments people made about provisions of the Patriot Act. Specifically, that a repairman had a legal obligation to report suspect activities they may see in the home of a customer. In an instance like that, you may be targeted for investigation because you like to repair electronics and an un...
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Red_Minx

Mar 6, 2012, 1:43 PM
Definitely agree with that! I mean in the day and age of syncing your facebook with your cell phone? Come on! There's no telling how many numbers in there are ppl you added just to have a neighbor on farmville!! lol
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Vosim

Mar 2, 2012, 11:27 PM
HAHA YOUR RITE GUISE, COPS DONT EVER ABUSE AUTHORTY SO WE DONT HAVE TO WORRYZ ABOUT ANYTHING. NO SUCH THING AS POLICE STATE RITE???
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Red_Minx

Mar 6, 2012, 1:41 PM
... Wow all caps and fantastic spelling.. 😳
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daxdcagain

Mar 3, 2012, 9:41 AM
That's BS. So does that mean if you get pulled over and you loosely fit a description the police can say "Hey, let me look through your phone contacts?"
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