• Michigan Police Using Device To Take Cell Phone Data

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    MICHIGAN-Police in Michigan are using a device that can extract cell phone data. The ACLU has filed a suit against Michigan police for violating people’s civil liberties. ABC News reports:

    A high-tech gadget that can quickly download information from a cellphone is at the center of a controversy that’s pitting civil liberties advocates against state police in Michigan.

    Since 2008, the ACLU of Michigan has been petitioning the Michigan State Police to turn over information about their use of so-called “data extraction devices” (or DEDs). Manufactured by Cellebrite, a mobile forensics and data services company headquartered in Israel, the devices can connect to cellphones and, even bypassing passwords, retrieve phone numbers, text messages, call history, photos and video.

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