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Feds are using Stingray cell-trackers to find undocumented immigrants

Original story at The Verge• 39 mentions • 5 months ago

The Verge 5 months ago

 
As Immigration and Customs Enforcement steps up its deportation efforts, the agency is turning to a controversial surveillance device. According to a report by The Detroit News, local agents recently used a cell-site simulator (also known as a Stingray) to locate a Salvadorean restaurant worker, tracing his cell-phone signal to a home in the Detroit metro area. It’s one of the first cases of ICE using Stingrays under the Trump administration, raising new questions about the federal use of the device for civil immigration enforcement. Typically used to locate devices tied to a specific phone number, cell-site simulators have been ...
 
 
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24 May
Chang Mei Wan @mw4reds
RT @roqchams: Feds are using Stingray cell-trackers to find undocumented immigrants https://t.co/6iMr7TdOdn
24 May
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23 May
Access Now @accessnow
RT @derechosdigital: En EEUU están utilizando IMSI Catchers para identificar a inmigrantes indocumentados https://t.co/nVmuPOUrIr https://t
23 May
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22 May
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The Stingray, once-secret surveillance tool, is being used in Trump’s deportation push #immigration #criminalization https://t.co/xr6fBHjDGo
22 May
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22 May
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22 May
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22 May
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22 May
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21 May
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21 May
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21 May
Lucy Bernholz @p2173
RT @geminiimatt: Feds are using Stingray cell-trackers to find undocumented immigrants https://t.co/wXAM4yfYId @hacktheban #resist #borderC…
20 May
Occupy Milwaukee @OccupyMilwaukee
We need to stop Clarke from having access to even greater resources in his fascist pursuit of our undocumented... https://t.co/3rvoRpcAKQ
20 May
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Feds are using Stingray cell-trackers to find undocumented immigrants https://t.co/5wq6YpPuKx
20 May
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RT @AskAngy: Feds are using Stingray cell-trackers to find #undocumented #immigrants https://t.co/ICIQucprlN
20 May
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Feds are using Stingray cell-trackers to find #undocumented #immigrants https://t.co/ICIQucprlN
19 May
Kevin Bankston @KevinBankston
Nice to see them limiting use of this powerfully invasive surveillance tool to the really serious cases! ::sigh:: https://t.co/Te7DZWYfhT
19 May
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19 May
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19 May
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RT @zaibatsu: Feds are using Stingray cell-trackers to find undocumented immigrants #infosec #privacy https://t.co/IFyZaggZaY
19 May
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Feds are using Stingray cell-trackers to find undocumented immigrants #infosec #privacy https://t.co/IFyZaggZaY
19 May
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19 May
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RT @RooneyMcNibNug: ICE using Stingray surveillance on immigrants: https://t.co/dJZHAotYVe Remember when gov said it would be only used for…
19 May
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RT @verge: Feds are using Stingray cell-trackers to find undocumented immigrants https://t.co/4qQbweTetf https://t.co/XltROnKzTi
19 May
Chenoe Hart @chenoehart
RT @RooneyMcNibNug: ICE using Stingray surveillance on immigrants: https://t.co/dJZHAotYVe Remember when gov said it would be only used for…
19 May
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Feds are using Stingray cell-trackers to find undocumented immigrants https://t.co/x20J0to7Il
19 May
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RT @RooneyMcNibNug: ICE using Stingray surveillance on immigrants: https://t.co/dJZHAotYVe Remember when gov said it would be only used for…
19 May
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19 May
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19 May
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19 May
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19 May
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19 May
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19 May
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19 May
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19 May
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