California’s Supreme Court on Monday gave the green light for police to search arrestees’ cell phones without a warrant. We discuss the decision, which is likely to add further fuel to debates over data privacy at a time when phones contain text, video and photos as well as voicemail.

Warrantless Cell Phone Search and Data Privacy 5 January,2011forum

Jim Dempsey, vice president for public policy at the Center for Democracy and Technology, a civil liberties group
Matt Parrella, assistant U.S. attorney and chief of the Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property (CHIP) Unit for the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California (NDCA)
Richard Salgado, senior counsel for law enforcement and security at Google

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