Judge Keeps Secretive NYPD Tracking Tech Under Wraps

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The NYPD does not have to release ​specific information about “Stingrays,” the department’s portable cell phone tracking devices, because the disclosure could help criminals evade detection by law enforcement, a judge ruled Wednesday.

The New York Civil Liberties Union sued the NYPD in 2016 for details of its Stingray program, after a request for the records under the state’s Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) was denied.

But Justice Shlomo Hagler said that the information should remain confidential.

Read more at NY POST.

{Matzav.com}

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